BTS to star in three Disney+ shows – The Hollywood Reporter
Disney and K-Pop supergroup BTS are doing business together.
The Walt Disney Company and BTS studio producer Hybe unveiled a new global content partnership on Tuesday that will see the companies work together to produce five streaming titles. , which includes three exclusive projects featuring BTS or BTS members.
Three upcoming titles featuring K-pop stars include:
BTS: Allowed to dance on stage – LA: An exclusive 4K concert movie featuring BTS’s live performance at Sofi Stadium in Los Angeles in November 2021. Performances of Billboard hit songs “Butter” and “Permission to” Dance”, this is the first time in two years since the pandemic that the band has met fans in person.
In the Soup: Friendship: An original travel reality show with an all-star cast including BTS’s V, Itaewon class‘Seo-jun Park, Parasites stars Woo-shik Choi, Hyung-sik Park and Peakboy. The show features five friends who venture out on an unexpected trip and enjoy a variety of entertaining and fun activities.
BTS Monument: Beyond the Star: “This original docuseries follows the incredible journey of 21st-century pop icons BTS,” said Disney. With unprecedented access to a vast library of music and footage over the past nine years, the film will showcase the daily lives, thoughts, and plans of the BTS members as they prepare for the second chapter. two of mine.” The documentary will only be available on Disney’s streaming services in 2023.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Hybe to showcase their original content created with powerful artist IPs across streaming services,” said Jessica Kam-Engle, Disney’s head of content for APAC. Our global includes Disney+. “This partnership showcases our creative ambitions – partnering with iconic content creators and top stars in Asia Pacific so mainstream audiences can enjoy their abilities in many ways. We believe these new titles will appeal to consumers around the world and look forward to introducing more music content on our service. “
Park Ji-won, CEO of Hybe added, “This will be the beginning of a long-term partnership where we will introduce a wide range of Hybe content to fans around the world worldwide. our favorite music and artists. “The Walt Disney Company has a long history of building franchises and promoting musical artists, with unparalleled brands and platforms.”
More to come…