Fans of Korean pop sensation BTS will soon be able to watch the band on Disney’s streaming service, following a contract with a management company.
n On Tuesday, Walt Disney Company and HYBE, the company behind K-POP superstars, announced a content partnership aimed at showingcase Korea’s creativity.
The deal includes five major projects, including a BTS documentary following the journey and a concert movie airing on Disney +.
Seven members of a boy band named J-Hope, Suga, Jungkook, V, Jin, RM and Jimin shared the news in a video posted on Disney +’s YouTube channel.
They said: “Hello, we are BTS! The reason we are here today is because of the very special announcement that we will soon be able to meet you at Disney +, a global streaming service!”
The group said they would show a “closer and more personal side” to the world’s megastars beyond their documentary series, BTS Monument: Stars.
“(It) will take you on a journey of how we have grown over the past few years, and our musical story,” they added.
Their concert film “BTS: Permission to Dance on Stage-LA” will feature a live performance at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles in November 2021. This is the first time I met a fan in two years for a pandemic.
BTS added at the end of the video: “I can’t wait to see these shows, and I hope you enjoy them.”
Jessica Kam-Engle, Head of APAC Content at The Walt Disney Company, said:
“This collaboration embodies our creative ambition to work with iconic content creators and top stars in the Asia Pacific region to enable mainstream viewers to enjoy their talents in different ways. Represents.
“We believe these new titles will attract consumers around the world and look forward to introducing more music content on our service.”
Park Ji-won, Chief Executive Officer of HYBE, said:
“The Walt Disney Company has a long history of building franchises and promoting musicians with unparalleled brands and platforms.”
This is after the Korean boy band announced in June that they would take the time to “explore some solo projects”, but their representatives said they wouldn’t pause as previously reported. I confirmed.