DISNEY+ DAY KICKS OFF WITH THE SURPRISE RELEASE OF THE CONCERT FILM “BTS: PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE – LA” AND A SPECIAL SNEAK PEEK AT “ANDOR”
The Two Premieres Join the Previously Announced Global Disney+ Day Lineup featuring New Movies and Series from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, The Simpsons, and More!
BURBANK, Calif. (September 8, 2022) – In celebration of Disney+ Day, the electrifying concert film from 21st century pop icons, “BTS PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE – LA” and a special sneak peek at the upcoming Disney+ Original series from Lucasfilm, “Andor,” are now streaming on Disney+ globally.
“BTS: PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE – LA” showcases the live performances of the BTS concerts held at the Los Angeles SoFi Stadium in late 2021 (Nov 27-28 & December 1-2). The concert film is stage-focused and includes performances of the GRAMMY®-nominated, music group’s hit songs “Dynamite,” “Butter” and “Permission to Dance.” BTS, an acronym of Bangtan Sonyeondan or “Beyond the Scene,” are a South Korean boy band that have been capturing the hearts of millions of fans globally since their debut in June 2013.
BTS features RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook. The film is produced by HYBE, a Den of Thieves production, in association with Borderless Films.
Launching September 21 with a three-episode premiere, “Andor” explores a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, focusing on Cassian Andor’s journey to discover the difference he can make. The series brings forward the tale of the burgeoning rebellion against the Empire and how people and planets became involved. It’s an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue where Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a rebel hero.
Diego Luna returns as Cassian Andor and is joined by cast members Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller and Fiona Shaw. The executive producers are Kathleen Kennedy, Tony Gilroy, Sanne Wohlenberg, Diego Luna and Michelle Rejwan. Tony Gilroy is also the creator and showrunner.
The Disney+ Day content lineup features exciting global premieres from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, The Simpsons, and more. As previously announced, Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Love and Thunder,” “Pinocchio,” a new episode of “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law,” “Cars on the Road,” “Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return,” “Remembering,” “Growing Up,” “Epic Adventures with Bertie Gregory,” “Dancing with the Stars: The Pros’ Most Memorable Dances,” “Tierra Incógnita,” “Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Thor: Love and Thunder,” the “Frozen” and “Frozen 2” Sing-Alongs, and “Welcome to the Club,” a new short from The Simpsons, are all now streaming on Disney+.
This year, Disney+ Day leads into D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event presented by Visa that runs from Friday, September 9 to Sunday, September 11 in Anaheim, CA. Hosted by Jordan Fisher and Ashley Eckstein, Disney+ will stream recaps of the previous day’s most exciting Disney+ announcements, show viewers the best moments from the show floor, and go behind the scenes with exclusive content, on service on Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11 at 8 AM PT. Select newly released trailers from D23 Expo will also be available on the service to get fans excited about the upcoming releases.
New and eligible returning subscribers can get one month of Disney+ for $1.99 here until Monday, September 19 at 11:59pm PT to enjoy all of today’s Disney+ Day premieres, and receive even more value with their subscription with the ultimate Disney+ Day collection of limited-time offers, experiences, and perks.