The Korean original series, “Moving” has won six awards at the Busan Film Festival’s Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards including Best Lead Actor, Best Newcomer and Best Effects.
The Asia Contents Awards is an annual event that celebrates the achievements of excellent content on TV, OTT, and online platforms across Korea and Asia. The awards categories are composed of 10 competitive categories, including the Best Creative Award, which recognizes the most outstanding content of the year, Best Lead Actor/Actress, Best Supporting Actor/Actress, and the newly added Best Reality & Variety Award, and seven non-competitive categories, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and Rising Star of the Year.
“Moving” tells the story of what happened in the 1990s, South Korea’s National Security Planning Agency established a black ops team of superpowered individuals. Tasked with carrying out classified missions, members of this elite unit used their powers to defend the country and achieve the impossible on a daily basis. Despite their successes, one day the team suddenly went dark, dispersing across the country, never to be heard from again. A few decades later, Bongseok, a boy who could float before he could walk, and Huisoo, a girl who survived a horrific car crash unscathed, end up at the same school, quickly becoming close after confiding their secrets in each other and discovering there are more people like them out in the world. But while life seems relatively carefree for the teenagers, a mysterious delivery driver named Frank begins murdering people with powers across Seoul. With danger drawing ever closer, will anyone be able to stop Frank before he uncovers the children’s secrets?
The series won in six categories:
Best Creative: Moving
Best Writer: Kang Full, Moving
Best Lead Actor: Ryu Seung Ryong, Moving
Best Newcomer Actor: Lee Jung Ha, Moving
Best Newcomer Actress: Go Youn Jung, Moving
Best Visual Effects: Moving
Another Disney Asian original series, “Taiwan Crime Stories”, also picked up the award in the Best Support Actor category, for Hsueh Shih-Ling’s performance.
“Moving” has been a huge success for Disney, as it is the most successful K-drama on Disney+ globally and the most popular on Hulu in the US. The show is also the most-watched series on Disney+ in the Asia-Pacific region, beating out established brands like Star Wars and Marvel.
You can watch the first season of “Moving” on Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ around the world.
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