Disney+ Hotstar Gears Up for Thailand Launch


Disney+ Hotstar will arrive in Thailand at the end of this month, delivering global, regional and local content.

Arriving June 30 in Thailand, the platform will deliver more than 700 films and 14,000 episodes of global, Asian and Thai content. It will be priced at THB799 ($26) for the whole year. Special packages will also be available from telco AIS 5G.

Local content for the platform has been sourced from studios such as GDH 559, Sahamongkolfilm, Kantana Group and One 31, delivering shows including God Bless The Trainees Too! and Extraordinary Siamese Story: Eng and Chang and movies such as Pee Mak, Friend Zone, Brother of the Year, Laddaland and Tom Yum Goong. The upcoming drama series Love and Fortune and My Lucky Star will be delivered at the same time as their broadcast on primetime TV.

Disney+ Hotstar has also entered the Korean content fray, picking up the action film Seobok. It will also deliver Taiwan’s The Silent Forest and the Chinese series The Deer and the Cauldron. Other regional highlights include Parasite, Ip Man 4: The Finale, Shin Godzilla, Let Me Eat Your Pancreas and 24 Japan.

David Shin, general manager for The Walt Disney Company Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia (excluding Indonesia), said, “One of the most distinct hallmarks of Thai culture is a shared love for entertainment, and we are thrilled that the launch of Disney+ Hotstar in Thailand will provide fans with even more viewing choices. Also available with AIS 5G, the service will connect powerful storytelling from our iconic brands with locally relevant content from some of the top studios in Thailand. We look forward to consumers enjoying our best-in-class entertainment experience, underpinned by our compelling content offering for audiences of all ages.”