“Moving,” a breathtaking story about South Korean special agents working to protect their super-powered children from harm and exploitation at the hands of malicious government agencies, was recognized with the highly coveted Best Series award, with star Han Hyo-joo also being named Best Actress in a Series.
“Big Bet,” a series about the rise of Cha Moo-sik (Choi Min-sik), a masterful manipulator with an insatiable hunger for power who sinks deeper into the criminal underworld to achieve his goals, saw lead actor Choi Min-sik take home the award for Best Actor in a Series, and director Kang Yun-sung take home the award for Best Director in a Series.
The recognition at Korea’s longest running film awards is the latest in a series of awards presented to Disney+ APAC original titles.
In October, Busan International Film Festival’s Asia Content Awards & Global OTT Awards saw Korean original series “Moving” awarded the Best Creative Award, Best Visual Effects, Best Writer (Kangfull), Best Lead Actor (Ryu Seung-ryong), Best Newcomer Actor (Lee Jung-ha) and Best Newcomer Actress (Go Youn-jung); Japanese original series “Gannibal” awarded with the Asian Excellence Award (Yuya Yagira); and “Taiwan Crime Stories” awarded with Best Supporting Actor (Hsueh Shih-Long).
In September, Korean original series “Big Bet” took home Best Program and Best Individual (Choi Min-sik) at the Seoul International Drama Awards.
July also saw Disney+ Korean originals recognized at the Blue Dragon Series Awards, with “Big Bet” taking home the awards for Best Drama Series and Best Supporting Male Actor (Lee Dong-hwi), “Revenge of Others” star Shin Ye-eun being awarded Best Female Newcomer, and “The Zone: Survival Mission” host Lee Kwang-soo taking home the Popular Star Award.
All of these award-winning series as well as an extensive library of unmissable content is available to enjoy now exclusively on Disney+.
See below for a complete list of awards won by Disney+ titles at the 59th Daejong International Film Award.
- Best Series
- Best Actress in a Series – Han Hyo-joo
- Best Actor in a Series – Choi Min-sik
- Best Director in a Series – Kang Yun-sung