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Disney + announces a series of original Korean productions that will arrive in 2023

Disney+ has announced a series of original Korean films that will premiere on the streaming platform next year.

The streamer made the announcement earlier today (November 30), announcing six new titles available in 2023 so far. One of the series, called Call It Love, tells the story of a smitten daughter who seeks revenge on her lover after the sudden death of her father.” Call It Love will be produced by director Lee Kwang-young, who Disney+ considers a “master of dramas it’s romantic”.

Moving is “based on a popular webtoon by Kang Full and tells the story of three teenagers who discover they have received extraordinary powers from their secret agent parents,” according to Disney+. Ryu Seung-ryong, Happiness’s Han Hyo-joo, and It’s Alright, This Is Love’s Zo In-sung are set to lead Miracle in Cell No. 7.

The third title announced today by Disney+ is the worst of evil, set in 1990s South Korea. The series is said to follow “an investigative team as their undercover agent, named Park Joon-mo, infiltrates a new criminal organization responsible for sustaining a trafficking triangle. “. Worst of Evil, described by Disney as an “exciting new crime drama”, stars If You Wish Upon Me’s Ji Chang-wook, Squid Game’s Wi Ha-joon, and True Beauty’s Lim Se-mi.

Rounding out the list of upcoming Korean Disney+ productions is RACE, written by renowned screenwriter Kim Roo-ri. The upcoming series will tell the story of “a modest employee who unleashes her potential after learning that she was hired by her high-end advertising firm for diversity reasons.”

Disney + has also announced a new docu-series focusing on K-pop boy group SUPER JUNIOR, titled SUPER JUNIOR: LAST MAN STANDING. Disney described the series as “a unique exploration of SUPER JUNIOR and its members, offering a fresh insight into the modern K-pop industry.”

In addition to the six titles mentioned above, Disney + announced two original BTS-centric productions coming to the platform next year: BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star and J-hope’s yet-to-be-titled solo documentary. Disney + has yet to reveal more information about the eight Korean titles, including exact release dates, but they are expected to be announced in the coming months.

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