HYBE and Disney have joined hands.
The Walt Disney Company APAC (Asia Pacific region) announced on the 12th their global content collaboration with HYBE to showcase the creative excellence of the Korean music and entertainment industry. Through this deal, the five projects produced by HYBE, including two shows starring BTS, will be unveiled on the Disney streaming service.
“We are thrilled to be collaborating with HYBE to showcase their original content created with powerful artist IP on our global streaming services including Disney+,” said Jessica Kam-Engle, Asia-Pacific head of content and development at the Walt Disney Company. “This collaboration represents our creative ambition – to work with iconic content creators and top stars in Asia Pacific so their talent can be enjoyed by mainstream audiences in multiple ways. We believe these new titles will captivate consumers worldwide and look forward to introducing more music content on our service.”
Park Ji Won, CEO of HYBE, also expressed excitement, saying, “This will be the start of a long-term collaboration, where we present worldwide audiences a wide range of Hybe content for fans who love our music and artists.” He added, “The Walt Disney Company has a long history of franchise building and promoting musical artists, with its unparalleled brands and platforms.”
These are the content to be released via Disney – BTS: PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE – LA (BTS’ concert in 4K); In The Soop: Friendcation (variety show starring BTS’ V, Park Hyung Sik, Choi Woo Shik, Park Seo Joon, and Peakboy); and BTS MONUMENTS: BEYOND THE STAR (BTS’ docuseries).