Disney has pulled back the curtain on its slate of Asia-Pacific movies and TV shows set for its two-year-old streaming service. Among the fares that run on Disney+ is cheater, A romantic drama set in an elite police academy featuring a K-pop sensation kang daniels, And dark pink: Film, A documentary about the popular K-pop group is inching towards its fifth anniversary.
They are among over 20 global, regional and vernacular projects that are today screened as a South Korean drama series for Disney+. squid game Is become a global phenomenon. See slate below.
New APAC projects range from drama, comedy, fantasy, romance, sci-fi, crime and horror to variety shows, documentaries and anime, from live-action tentpole series written from markets including Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Greater China and Includes original presentations. Australia. Subject to local availability, new APAC content titles will be available on the streaming service next year, Disney said today.
“Disney is combining the company’s global resources with the best content creators in Asia Pacific to develop and produce original stories on Disney+,” said Luke Kang, President of Disney Asia Pacific. “With over-the-top services going mainstream, world-class content emerging from Asia Pacific, and consumer sophistication on the rise, we believe it is important for us to leverage our collaboration with the region’s best content creators to tell unique stories. It’s time to deepen the global audience.”
Added Jessica Kam-Engle, Disney’s APAC Head of Content and Development, unveiling the new content slate: “Our production strategy is focused on working with the region’s best local storytellers, our brand strength for creative excellence, scale And reaps the benefits of dedication.”
Disney+ is available in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand and will launch in South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan next month. The new projects are part of Disney’s plan to greenlight more than 50 APAC Originals by 2023.
Here are the highlights of Disney’s APAC slate, along with a summary provided by the company:
Blackpink: The Movie
The previously announced documentary on the chart-topping Korean pop group, in celebration of its five-year anniversary, will be exclusively on Disney+ and in theaters. Watch the trailer here:
Korea’s action-hero thriller series, based on a webtoon by Kang Ful, features three teenagers discovering their unusual powers.
A romantic melodrama series starring top Korean actors Jung Hee-in and Blackpink’s Jisoo. Told by the Creators Behind the 2019 K-Drama Hit skycastle.
The upcoming romantic series set at Korea’s elite Police Academy is the debut drama of K-pop idol Kang Daniel.
Tokyo Mary (mobile emergency room)
TBS Collaboration is a medical drama starring Ryohei Suzuki and Kento Kaku.
Black Rock Shooter Dawn Fall
A Japanese reboot animation of Black Rock Shooter, a character popular with global fans that has spawned music, action figures, games, and animation.
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A Japanese animation based on one of the top manga titles with a cumulative total of over 130 million page views on the Japanese web manga app Shnen Jump+.
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The new Japanese animated series is the sequel to The Tatami Galaxy. This is the latest work from writer Tomihiko Morimi and production studio Science SARU.
Anime series adaptation of Disney’s popular mobile game by Aniplex.
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A comedy drama series adapted from the 2017 film, follows a group of hotel workers managing a classy resort hotel in West Java.
Produced by Screenplay Bumilangit under the creative vision of director Joko Anwar, the first series of the property will start soon.
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The comedy drama about self-discovery features Chen Bo-lin in his first Taiwanese play in time with you.
Chinese period drama is veteran producer Yu Zheng’s latest foray into a food rom-com, following The Story of Yanxi Palace.
The first Australian documentary for Disney+ focuses on the mysteries of the iconic shipwreck in the vast coastline of Western Australia.