Disney has drawn the curtain on its list of Asia Pacific movies and TV shows for its two-year streaming service. Among the rate that will be executed on Disney + is Rookies a romantic drama set in an elite police academy starring K-pop sensation Kang Daniel, and Blackpink: the movie, a documentary about the popular K-pop group tied to its fifth anniversary.
Those are among more than 20 global, regional and local language projects revealed today heading to Disney + as a South Korean drama series. Squid it has become a global phenomenon. Look at the board below.
New APAC projects include original productions of scripted live action series ranging from drama, comedy, fantasy, romance, sci-fi, crime and horror to variety shows, documentaries and anime from markets such as Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Greater China and Australia. Subject to local availability, new APAC content titles will be available on the streaming service over the 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 the pervasiveness of over-the-top services, the emergence of world-class content from Asia Pacific, and growing consumer sophistication, we believe this is the right time for us to deepen our collaboration with the best content creators in the world. region to deliver unparalleled storytelling to global audiences. “
Jessica Kam-Engle, Disney’s APAC Director of Content and Development, added: “Our production strategy is focused on working with the best local storytellers in the region, leveraging the power of our brand, scale and dedication to excellence. creative. . “
Disney + is available in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand and will launch next month in South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The new projects are part of Disney’s plan to green light more than 50 APAC Originals by 2023.
Here are the highlights of Disney’s APAC list, with company-provided synopses:
Blackpink: the movie
The previously announced documentary about the chart-topping Korean pop group, commemorating their fifth anniversary, will be exclusively on Disney + and in theaters. Check out the trailer here:
Korean action hero thriller series based on Kang Full’s webtoon about three teenagers who discover their unusual powers.
a romantic melodrama series starring Korean actor Jung Hae-in and Blackpink’s Jisoo. Told by the creators behind the success of the 2019 K-drama Skycastle.
The coming-of-age romance series set in Korea’s elite police academy is K-pop idol Kang Daniel’s debut drama.
Tokyo MER (Mobile emergency room)
The 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 who has generated music, action figures, games, and animation.
Summer time representation
A Japanese animation based on one of the best manga titles with a cumulative total of more than 130 million page views on the Japanese web manga application Shonen Jump +.
Yojohan Time Machine Blues (Work title)
The new Japanese animated series is the sequel to The Tatami Galaxy. It is the latest work by writer Tomihiko Morimi and production studio Science SARU.
An anime series adaptation of the popular Disney mobile game by Aniplex.
Susah sinyal (Bad signal)
A comedy-drama series adapted from the 2017 film follows a group of hotel employees who run a posh resort hotel in West Java.
Produced by Screenplay Bumilangit under the creative vision of director Joko Anwar, the property’s first series will launch soon.
Small and mighty
The comic drama about self-discovery features Chen Bo-Lin in his first Taiwanese drama since On time with you.
The Chinese period drama is veteran producer Yu Zheng’s latest endeavor on the romantic food comedy, following History of the Yanxi Palace.
The first Australian documentary for Disney + focuses on the mysteries of iconic shipwrecks off the vast coastline of Western Australia.