SINGAPORE — with titles ranging from Hollywood films to Hallyu and Japanese animé, The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific unveiled its slate of upcoming movies, series, plus new Asia Pacific region titles for Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar for 2023.

The global game titles that are set for release next year from Marvel Studios are Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (Feb. 17) , The Marvels (July) , Secret Invasion ( streaming on Disney+) , Guardians associated with the Galaxy Vol. 3 (May 5) , plus Loki Season 2.

Meanwhile, Walt The disney produtcions Animation Studios will stream Wish, and Iwaju upon Disney+ . Pixar will release Elemental on June 6. Walt Disney Pictures will come out with the live action The Little Mermaid in May and Haunted Mansion in August. And Lucasfilm has a slew on its slate: The Mandalorian Season 3 , Ahsoka, Star Wars: The Bad Batch Time of year 2, The Acolyte, plus Star Battles Visions Volume Two, all of which will be streaming on Disney+. It will be releasing Indiana Jones 5 inside movie theaters on 06 30.

The showcase of titles closed along with James Cameron’s sequel in order to Avatar , his 2009 blockbuster. Avatar: The Way of Water stars Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Edie Falco, Jemaine Clement, and Kate Winslet. The film will open in Philippine theaters upon Dec. 14, and go into wide release globally ono Dec. 16.

“The Walt Disney Organization has brought iconic stories and characters to consumers all over the world, becoming a part of global culture, ” The Walt Disney Business President Asian countries Pacific Luke Kang said at the Disney Content Showcase 2022 at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on Nov. 30.

APAC ORIGINALS
The particular company also announced the upcoming content from Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Australia, plus New Zealand.

“Over the last year, the total streaming hours of Asian content on Disney+ has grown over eight times, ” Mr. Kang pointed out, adding that the local production is done “with the ambitious long-term plan to uncover the best tales from this area and to display creative excellence to shine on the world stage. ”

Titles through Korea range from crime dramas, a family opera, and a tale associated with superheroes, to K-pop documentary series.

Call It Love, directed by Lee Kwangyoung, is about a mistreated daughter who seeks revenge on her father’s mistress after his sudden death. Meanwhile, Moving — which  is based on a popular webtoon by Kang Full — tells the story of three teenagers who discover they’ve inherited unusual powers from their secret agent parents. Set within the 1990s is Worst of Evil , which follows an investigative task force as their undercover officer infiltrates a new criminal organization responsible for fueling a trafficking triangle. RACE will be about the mediocre employee who suddenly works harder after discovering she was hired in her top-tier publicity company for diversity reasons.

Super Junior: The Last Man Standing takes viewers behind-the-scenes with the members of the particular K-pop supergroup, offering new insights into the modern K-pop industry. BTS Monuments: Beyond the Stars is an exclusive Disney+ original music docu-series featuring the group’s library of music and footage over the past nine years. It will also feature the daily lives, thoughts, and future plans associated with BTS members. Finally, j-hope Solo Documentary (its working title) follows pop star j-hope in the preparation process of his recently released solo album.

The upcoming titles from Indonesiare Hubungi Agen Gue! (The Talent Agency), an adaptation of the hit French series  Dix Pour Cent   ( Call My Agent ! ). The comedy follows four agents in an Indonesian talent agency as they struggle to save the particular business following the unexpected death regarding the company’s founder. Meanwhile, Wedding Agreement The Series Season 2 returns with Refal Hady and Indah Permatasari.

There are two game titles from Australia and New Zealand. The Artful Dodger is a drama set in the frontier colonies involving Australia in the 1850s. Across eight episodes typically the scripted series explores this adult double life connected with Charles Dickens’ famous prince of thieves from Oliver Twist — The Artful Dodger — who is now a surgeon who can’t shake his predilection for crime. Meanwhile, often the psycho-thriller The particular Clearing is based on J. P. Pomare’s acclaimed novel In the Clearing, which was inspired by cults throughout history.

ANIMÉ COLLABORATION
Typically the Walt The disney produtcions Company Asia Pacific also announced your expansion of its strategic collaboration with Japanese publishing house Kodansha to include Japanese animé. The cooperation will include licensing exclusive SVOD animé titles based on manga produced simply by Kodansha that will be available exclusively on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.

This first title to be released as part with the collaboration is Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown Arc . It follows a former bad boy who uses his accidentally acquired powers of time travel to go back and save his high school girlfriend from being murdered.

Another title from Japan is the exact live-action adaptation Gannibal, the manga about dark plus mysterious disappearances in a remote Japanese village. Co-produced by simply Teruhisa Yamamoto (producer for Academy Award winner Drive My Car ) and Tatsuya Iwakura, in addition to adapted for the screen by Academy Award nominee Takamasa Oe ( Drive My Car ), the particular series will launch on Dec. 28.

Finally, there is the original live action and even fantasy collection Dragons about Wonderhatch together with House from the Owl. Dragons tells the story of a high school girl that struggles to fit in before being swept up on an adventure along with a boy from another world. House of typically the Owl comes after Japan’s number one fixer who faces his most daunting challenge in dealing with the chain in events that could forever change Japan’s politics, all while unable in order to control his family.

“Our aspiration will be for these stories within the Asia Pacific region to be a key pillar to this Walt Disney Company’s next 100 years and additionally to continue to move often the hearts not to mention minds from audiences worldwide, ” Mister. Kang said. — Michelle Anne G. Soliman

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