June 29, 2022

U.S. media giant Walt Disney Co.’s flagship streaming service Disney+, has announced to produce around 20 new Korean titles this year, which includes 12 originals.

According to the streaming service, its original variety show “The Zone: Survival Mission,” is currently on the top of its 2022 lineup, which also will be available in Asian Pacific nations a survival game.

The survival show hosted by Yoo Jae-suk, Lee Kwang-soo and Yuri of Girls’ Generation will display them in different themed rooms and virtual spaces, while they have to overcome and survive the unexpected events in order to win.

Few other content lined are – “Soundtrack #1,” a music-centered romantic drama starring Park Hyung-sik and Han So-hee, scheduled to be released within this month, while “Big Mouth,” a thriller with Lee Jong-suk and Lim Yoon-a in leading roles, will be streamed simultaneously on local cable channel tvN.

The company has also mentioned that the big-budget action hero series “Moving,” based on the namesake webtoon by Kang Full, and the thriller “King of Savvy” are also on its 2022 program.

The streaming service had begun its Korean business last November, becoming the fifth-biggest player in the Netflix-led market with some 1 million weekly users.

Since its launch, it has released several Korean-language series and variety shows, including “Grid,” “Snowdrop,” Rookie Cops” and “Outrun by Running Man”.