Three other awards for Disney + originals include Best Supporting Male Actor for Big Bet, Best Female Newcomer for Revenge of Others and Popular Star award for The Zone: Survival Mission
Celebrating Korea’s Best Content: During the annual Blue Dragon Series Awards (BSA) on July 19, Disney+ won four prestigious awards, marking a night that honored the best of Korean content within the streaming world. Notably, Disney + won the coveted Best Drama Series award for the Korean tentpole series, Big Bet. This important occasion is an important milestone for the industry, as the BSA is the first industry award in Korea that recognizes outstanding stories and talent across various streaming platforms.
Big Bet, an exciting crime action series with a dedicated fan base that spanned two seasons, starred the famous actor. Choi Minsik and was honored not only with the Best Drama Series award but also with the Best Supporting Male Actor award for by Lee Dong Hwi amazing performance. The second season, which was already a resounding success, quickly surpassed its predecessor as the most-watched locally produced original series on Disney+ in Korea.
The compliments continue on Shin Yeeun received the Best Female Newcomer award for her outstanding role in Revenge of Others, a gripping thriller series in which she portrays a student determined to uncover the truth behind her brother’s mysterious death. In addition, Lee Kwangsoo was recognized with the Popular Actor award for his great performance in the hilarious K-variety show, The Zone: Survival Mission.
Carol Choi, Executive Vice President of Original Content Strategy, The Walt Disney Company APAC, expresses great pleasure in recognizing the industry of Disney’s Korean originals, which are Big Bet, Revenge Of Others, and The Zone: Survival Mission. He extended congratulations to the talented cast, visionary storytellers, and creative teams responsible for these amazing movies. With anticipation, Choi is excited to bring these captivating narratives to a global audience, highlighting the best of Korean storytelling on the international stage.
In line with their commitment to delivering premium content, Disney+ recently unveiled their 2H2023 APAC content lineup, boasting over 20+ exclusive originals from Korea and Japan. Audiences can expect an array of captivating stories, which will enhance their streaming experience from now to 2024 and beyond. The future looks bright as Disney+ continues to champion unique content from Korea and Japan, captivating audiences around the world with their unique storytelling.