With the huge success of Disney+ in South Korea, Disney has unveiled the lineup of Korean Originals for 2024, which includes a brand new thriller series called “Blood Free”, “Unmasked”, “The Tyrant” and “Gangnam B-Side”.

This is in addition to previously announced Korean Originals, including “Uncle Samsik” and “Light Shop”.  Plus, a third season of “The Zone: Survival Mission”.

Carol Choi, Disney’s executive VP of original content strategy in APAC, said in a statement regarding the new original series:

“The new Korean originals announced today really builds on the positive momentum and success of our APAC content slate last year.  We will continue to scale our creative ambition with a curated collection of APAC originals, centered on quality storytelling and top talent, in collaboration with the region’s most exciting storytellers.”

As with most Korean Disney+ Originals, these will likely continue to be released on Hulu and Hulu On Disney+ in the United States and on Disney+ around the world.

Disney also released a small teaser highlighting some of this year’s new Korean originals:

Here are some early details on the upcoming Korean Originals heading to Disney+ in 2024:

Blood Free

“Blood Free” follows a former bodyguard haunted by the failures of his past. After diving down a rabbit hole of tangled leads, he finds himself recruited to protect the CEO of a controversial lab-grown meat company, who is also a survivor of the fateful attack that changed his life.  This new series stars Ju Jihoon (Kingdom) and Han Hyojoo (Moving)


This new series is set in modern-day Seoul, “Unmasked” follows a crack team of investigative journalists who are fighting for their careers after broadcasting a controversial story. With time running out, the team are given an impossible task if they want to save their jobs – solve a twenty-year-old cold case involving a famous actor who disappeared without a trace. The series stars Kim Hyesoo (Under The Queen’s Umbrella).

The Tyrant

“The Tyrant” follows a U.S. government agent as he tries to recover a deadly new virus stolen from the South Korean government. With everything at stake, this action-packed series sees global intelligence agencies battle against nefarious parties to prevent the virus spreading across the world.

Gangnam B-Side

This new crime drama “Gangnam B-Side” follows a pariah detective pulled back into the game after his daughter’s friend goes missing. The latest in a long line of women to go missing in the Gangnam area of Seoul, the detective will delve back into a world of vice, drugs and corruption to uncover something that threatens to topple some of the city’s wealthiest elite.


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Source – THR

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