Disney and BTS are getting into cooperative journey.
The Walt Disney Company and BTS’ studio home Hybe uncovered another worldwide substance association Tuesday that will see the organizations cooperate to deliver five streaming titles, including three elite activities highlighting BTS or BTS individuals.
Conforming to the world’s most famous K-pop band is without a doubt an overthrow for Disney, as it tries to both increase worldwide supporter counts and find Netflix as an objective for bankable Korean entertainment.
The three forthcoming titles highlighting the K-pop stars include:
BTS: Permission to Dance on Stage – LA: An exclusive cinematic 4K concert film featuring BTS’ live performance at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., in November 2021. Performing “Butter” and “Permission to Dance,” both No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, this was the first time in two years since the pandemic that the band met fans in person.
In the Soup: Friendcation: A unique travel unscripted TV drama with a star-studded cast including V of BTS, Itaewon Class’ Seo-jun Park, Parasite star Woo-shik Choi, Hyung-sik Park and Peakboy. The show includes the five companions wandering on an unexpected excursion and partaking in various recreation and fun exercises.
BTS Monuments: Beyond the Star: “This original docu-series follows the incredible journey of 21st century pop icons BTS,” says Disney. “With unprecedented access to a vast library of music and footage over the past nine years, the series will feature the daily lives, thoughts and plans of BTS members, as they prepare for their second chapter.” The show will be accessible solely on Disney’s web-based features in 2023.
“We are thrilled to be collaborating with Hybe to showcase their original content created with powerful artist IP on our global streaming services including Disney+,” said Jessica Kam-Engle, Disney’s APAC head of content.
“This collaboration represents our creative ambition – to work with iconic content creators and top stars in Asia Pacific so their talent can be enjoyed by mainstream audiences in multiple ways. We believe these new titles will captivate consumers worldwide and look forward to introducing more music content on our service.”
“This will be the start of a long-term collaboration, where we present worldwide audiences a wide range of Hybe content for fans who love our music and artists,” added Park Ji-won, CEO of Hybe. “The Walt Disney Company has a long history of franchise building and promoting musical artists, with its unparalleled brands and platforms.”
Since its send off in South Korea in November 2021, Disney+ has been hectically working out its record of bankable K-show content, following the explored by Netflix — and Squid Game — of utilizing the class’ worldwide notoriety to construct supporters all through Asia, South America and somewhere else. The decoration recently said it would deliver north of 20 Korean titles this year, including somewhere around 12 Korean firsts. The organization’s generally famous unique, until this point in time, has been Snowdrop, highlighting Jisoo, an individual from K-pop young lady group Blackpink.
This article was initially distributed by The Hollywood Reporter.