After indulging in the best spread of Chinese New Year dishes, what’s the better way to recover from the food coma than to sink into your couch than to stream these latest releases on Disney+ Hotstar? So grab your loved ones and maybe a tub or two of pineapple tarts – and check out these roundup of six shows to kick of the Year of the Tiger, available exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar.
1. ANITA (DIRECTOR’S CUT)
Chronicling Anita Mui’s legendary rise to superstardom, this special Director’s Cut gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look into the award-winning singer and actress’ lesser-known personal life, friendship with Leslie Cheung, her philanthropy, and her romantic relationships. Catch this special edition, presented in five 45-minute instalments, when it premieres exclusively on the streaming service on February 2.
Set in the 1980s, Snowdrop is centred around the forbidden romance of a young couple, played by While You Were Sleeping star Jung Hae-In and BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, during the political upheaval in the Korean peninsula. This 16-part series is sure to take you on an emotional rollercoaster filled with excitement, action, and romance. Don’t miss the finale when it airs on January 31!
3. ROOKIE COPS
If you’re looking for some action to make your Chinese New Year celebration even more exciting, Rookie Cops, premiering on Disney+ Hotstar on January 26, is for you. This new series follows a group of freshmen in the Korean National Police Academy as they’re faced with unexpected turns that could threaten their chances of graduating from one of the most conservative universities in the country.
4. SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF TEN RINGS
What happens when a martial arts master and Ten Rings defector is forced to confront his past? Featuring film industry veterans Michelle Yeoh and Tony Leung, along with award-winning star Simu Liu and Awkwafina, this action-packed film is definitely one that you’ll want to add to your watch list to kick off your Chinese New Year celebration!
5. OUTRUN BY RUNNING MAN
A spin-off of the well-loved South Korean variety show, Running Man, this series is sure to send you into a fit of stomach-hurting laughter! Catch up on all 12 episodes, along with new ones every Wednesday on Disney+ Hotstar.
6. THE ICE AGE ADVENTURES OF BUCK WILD
If animated films are more up your alley, follow along the hilarious escapades of the beloved sub-zero heroes as they create more prehistoric pandemonium in this new Disney+ Original movie! Mark your calendars for when premieres exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar on January 28.
No Chinese New Year is celebration is complete without a heartwarming tale of an extraordinary family. Follow the Madigrals in the magical town of Encanto, as Mirabel, the only child without a unique gift, discovers that the magic surrounding Encanto is now in danger.
Enjoy these latest releases, along with all your other favourite shows this Chinese New Year here on Disney+ Hotstar. Malaysians can stream their favourite shows and films now by subscribing to the service directly at DisneyPlusHotstar.my or via the Disney+ Hotstar app on Android and iOS devices, for RM54.90 for three months*.
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