BTS to tell ‘A Story Of Our Music’ in Disney+ docu-series and concert special | News
The boys of BTS give you “Permission to Dance” on stage with them on their upcoming new Disney+ specials.
The sensational pop group will star in exclusive shows on the streaming platform following a collaboration agreement between their studio Hybe Corporation and the Walt Disney Company. The convention “to showcase creative prowess from South Korea’s music and entertainment industry” will include five specials, but so far only three titles have been revealed.
“This will be the start of a long-term collaboration, where we present to the worldwide audience a wide range of Hybe content for fans who love our music and artists,” Park Ji-won, CEO of Hybe, said in a statement. “The Walt Disney Company has a long history of franchise-building and promoting musical artists, with its unparalleled brands and platforms.”
One of the specialties includes a cinematic 4K concert film with the name BTS: Permission to dance on stage – LA. It will feature BTS’ November 2021 Billboard No. 1 live performances Hot 100 singles “Butter” and “Permission to Dance” at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. No release date has been set, but according to an interview on Disney+ Singapore, it’s coming soon.
Another project that is said to be released soon is a travel reality show titled In the soup: Friendcation. In addition to V from BTS, it will feature an ensemble cast included Itaewon class‘s Seo-jun Park, Parasite‘s Woo-shik Choi, actor and boy band ZE:A’s Hyung-sik Park, and rapper Peakboy. The show will follow the five artists who take a surprise trip and participate in various fun activities, from going to the beach and exploring new places. A release date is set for July 22 and a teaser trailer can be found below.
A docu-series with the title BTS Monuments: Beyond the Star about the band’s career and rise to international stardom is also set to be released in 2023. It will also give The Army glimpses of “a more intimate and personal side” of the members and, according to the group, “take you on a journey of how we has grown in recent years” and is “a story about our music.”
“With unprecedented access to a vast library of music and footage spanning the past nine years, the series will feature the daily lives, thoughts and plans of BTS members as they prepare for their second chapter,” Disney said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.
After the release of their anthology album Proof in June, BTS announced that they would be “going on hiatus”, although a spokesperson clarified that Rolling stone that they are not splitting teams, but rather breaking up to “take time to explore some solo projects at this point and stay active in different formats.” Jungkook assured the army that they “one day will come back even more mature than we are now.”