'BTS MONUMENTS: BEYOND THE STAR – AN EIGHT-PART DOCUMENTARY EVENT – TO DEBUT DECEMBER 20 EXCLUSIVELY
TORONTO, Canada (November 21, 2023) – After an exceptional 2022 Disney+ debut with BTS: PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE – LA, 21st century pop icons BTS are returning to the home of award-winning Korean content with BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star – a new eight-part docuseries coming December 20, exclusively to Disney+.
Featuring never-before-seen interviews, performances and behind-the-scenes moments with RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V and Jung Kook, BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star will take audiences on an in-depth journey across the band’s 10-year career, highlighting their highs and lows for the first time ever in a captivating docuseries format.
Also featuring appearances from HYBE Chairman Bang Si-Hyuk, and BEYOND THE STORY: 10-YEAR RECORD OF BTS author Kang Myeongseok, BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star looks back on the band’s key moments over the years, showing how the band came to be, what it was like preparing for their debut, what it was like winning best new artist at the 2013 Melon music awards, highlighting their struggles during the “Danger” period, discussing their first concerts, their debut at the American Music Awards and the Billboard Music Awards, what it was like becoming stars in America, speaking at the UN, performing at the Rose Bowl Stadium, the excitement of performing at London’s Wembley Stadium and more.
The upcoming docuseries also shines a spotlight on highly personal moments from their past, including how they felt about meeting each other for the first time; their initial contract renewal process; the difficulties of isolating during COVID; as well as other more lighthearted moments including j-hope’s surprise birthday party and Jung Kook’s high school graduation ceremony.
Disney+ also announced the titles of each of the docuseries’ eight parts, giving fans a hint at what they can expect from each episode:
Episode 1 – The Beginning
Episode 2 – Adolescence
Episode 3 – Pursuit of Happiness
Episode 4 – Disconnected
Episode 5 – Welcome!
Episode 6 – Begin and Again
Episode 7 – Still Purple
Episode 8 – Promise For Tomorrow
Slated for a two-episode premiere on December 20, with two new episodes released every Wednesday, BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star will join a whole host of unmissable BTS content available on Disney+, including: BTS: PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE – LA, an exclusive cinematic 4K concert film featuring BTS’ live performance at Los Angeles’ Sofi Stadium in November 2021; SUGA: Road to D-DAY, an insightful documentary following BTS member SUGA as he travels around the world from Seoul to Tokyo, Las Vegas and beyond in search of musical inspiration for his latest album D-DAY; j-hope IN THE BOX, a behind the scenes documentary showcasing the creation of j-hope’s first solo album, Jack In The Box; and IN THE SOOP : Friendcation – an original travel reality show with a star-studded cast including V of BTS, Itaewon Class’ Park Seojun, Parasite star Choi Wooshik, Soundtrack #1’s Park Hyungsik, and Peakboy, as the five friends venture off on a surprise trip and enjoy a variety of fun activities together.
BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star will also join a rapidly-growing collection of award-winning Korean content now available on Disney+, including Moving, about a group of South Korean special agents working to protect their super powered children from harm and exploitation at the hands of malicious government agencies; Big Bet a series about the rise of Cha Moosik (Choi Minsik) a masterful manipulator with an insatiable hunger for power who sinks deeper into the criminal underworld to achieve his goals; and The Zone: Survival Mission, a laugh-out-loud variety show starring Yu Jaeseok, Lee Kwangsoo, and Kwon Yuri.
Stream the first two episodes of BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star from December 20, exclusively on Disney+.
(Poster/Photo/Video credit: DisneyPlusCA)