Fans of Korean pop music BTS will soon be able to watch the band on Disney’s streaming service following an agreement with their management company.
Third, The Walt Disney Company and HYBE, the company behind the K-pop superstars, announced a content partnership aimed at showcasing Korean creativity.
The deal includes five major projects including a documentary about BTS following their journey and a movie about the concert that will air on Disney+.
The seven members of the boy band – the names J-Hope, Suga, Jungkook, V, Jin, RM, and Jimin – shared the news in a video posted to Disney+’s YouTube channel.
They said, “Hello, we are BTS! The reason why we are here today is because we have a very special announcement that you will soon be able to meet us on the global streaming service, Disney+! “
The group said their documentary series, BTS Monument: Beyond The Star, will show a “more personal and up-close side” to the global superstars.
“(It) will take you on a journey of how we have evolved over the years and a story about our music,” they added.
Their concert film, titled BTS: Permission To Dance On Stage – LA, will have a live performance at Los Angeles’ SoFi Stadium in November 2021, for the first time in two years. meet fans in person due to the pandemic.
BTS added at the end of the video, “We can’t wait to show you these shows and hope you’ll enjoy them too.”
Jessica Kam-Engle, The Walt Disney Company’s Head of APAC Content, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with HYBE to showcase their original content created with powerful artist IPs across services. Our global streaming includes Disney+.
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“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, chief executive officer of HYBE, said, “This will be the start of a long-term partnership where we will present 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.”
This comes after the South Korean boy band announced in June that they would be taking time to “explore some solo projects” but their representatives confirmed that they would not be on hiatus as reported. given earlier.
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