BTS Docuseries ‘Monuments: Beyond The Star’ Premieres in December 

BTS and Disney+ have unveiled their latest venture: ‘BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star.’ This eight-part docuseries promises to be a rollercoaster ride through the highs and lows of the sensational K-pop boyband’s remarkable 10-year journey.

Scheduled to premiere on 20th December, the series kicks off with a bang, presenting audiences with the first two episodes, ‘The Beginning’ and ‘Adolescence.’ But this isn’t just your typical behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of global superstars; it’s a deeply personal exploration into the starting of BTS’ existence.

The series boasts never-before-seen interviews, electrifying performances, and candid behind-the-scenes moments that promise to peel back the layers of the K-pop phenomenon. What sets ‘BTS Monuments’ apart is its commitment to showcasing the human side of these extraordinary artists. The press release promises to shed light on pivotal moments like their initial contract renewal process, the challenges of isolation during the COVID era, and even the poignant details of their first meeting.

Disney+ and BTS have a history of successful collaborations, and this docuseries adds another feather to their cap. Previously, the streaming service treated fans to ‘J-hope in the Box,’ ‘SUGA: Road to D-Day’ and the concert film ‘BTS: Permission to Dance on Stage – LA.’ The magic doesn’t stop there, as the teaser trailer for ‘BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star’ already has fans counting down the days until its release.

But it’s not just about the band. The series also brings in heavyweights like HYBE founder Bang Si-Hyuk and Myeongseok Kang, co-author of ‘Beyond The Story: 10-Year Record of BTS,’ to provide a holistic view of the band’s journey. From winning ‘Best New Artist’ at the 2013 Melon Music Awards to navigating the challenges during the ‘Danger’ period, the series promises to cover it all.

One cannot help but be intrigued by the promise of an intimate look at the band’s moments – from their first encounter to the intricacies of the contract renewal process. It’s not just about the glitz and glamour; it’s about the struggles, the laughter, and the milestones that have shaped BTS into the global icons they are today.

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For those uninitiated into the BTS universe, this docuseries might just be the perfect introduction. It goes beyond the music, beyond the performances and the star. It’s an exploration of humanity, resilience and the unbreakable bond that ties these seven individuals together.

As 20th December approaches, fans are on the edge of their seats, eagerly anticipating the premiere of ‘BTS Monuments: Beyond The Star.’ In the words of Jungkook himself, it’s a journey that takes you back to their early days, a time when they might not have felt “that cool.” But little did they know, they were on the path to becoming legends.

-Britney Jones