BTS is set to appear in three new shows on Disney+ following a new content deal between The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific and HYBE Entertainment.
Announced today (July 12) via The Hollywood Reporterthe new global content partnership will see the two companies collaborate on the production of five new titles, which include three exclusive programs featuring BTS or a selection of their members.
Upcoming titles include an exclusive concert film in 4K, BTS: Permission to dance on stage – LA, featuring BTS’ live performance at Sofi Stadium last November. The event marked the first time in two years that K-pop superstars met fans in person following the global pandemic.
Plus, an original travel reality show, In the soup: Friendcationwill feature an all-star cast, including BTS’s V, Seo-jun Park (Itaewon-class), Woo-shik Choi (Parasite), Hyung-sik Park and Peakboy. The premise of the show sees five friends take a surprise trip and follows the various fun activities they engage in.
To conclude the next trio of BTS programs, an original documentary series, BTS Landmarks: Beyond the Star, following the “incredible journey of 21st century pop icons BTS,” according to Disney. “With unprecedented access to a vast library of music and footage over the past nine years, the series will showcase the daily lives, thoughts, and plans of the members of BTS as they prepare for their second chapter. “
Disney’s Head of APAC Content, Jessica Kam-Engle, said of the entertainment conglomerate’s collaboration with HYBE and BTS, “This collaboration represents our creative ambition – to work with iconic content creators and A-list stars. in Asia-Pacific so that their talent can be appreciated by the general public in multiple ways.
“We believe these new titles will captivate consumers around the world and we look forward to introducing more music content to our service.”
Earlier this month, BTS revealed their plans to continue in music focusing on solo projects, during a period of hiatus for the group. The bands’ J-hope recently revealed the tracklist for his debut solo album, “Jack In The Box,” which is due out this Friday, July 15.
Rapper Suga revealed last month that he was working on a follow-up to his 2020 release, “D-2,” while Jungkook teamed up with Charlie Puth for joint single, “Left And Right.”
Elsewhere, singer V said he has no regrets putting aside unreleased solo material. “I just figure the next song should be better than the last one and go for it,” he said. Weverse Magazine. “I feel like I want to be as objective as possible with myself when it comes to the songs I do.”
Jimin, meanwhile, talked about his wish to create “rawer” music. “It could also include a more mature side,” he said, “but what really interests me is showing something closer to my real, personal rawness directly in a format like music. or music videos.
“By doing this, I think maybe I can show something that I’ve never had before.”