K-netizens responded to the news that a Prime Video documentary film titled ‘Lee Soo Man: The King of K-Pop’ is in the works. On November 28 KST, it was announced that a new feature documentary titled ‘Lee Soo Man: The King of K-Pop’ is in the works and will be available on Amazon Prime Video.
While no specific release date has been set, the documentary film is expected to hit worldwide audience via Amazon Prime in 240 countries and territories.
According to Brianna Oh, Amazon Studios’ head of documentary features, “We are excited to work with Ting Poo again to document Lee Soo Man’s versatile working life and undoubted power on K-Pop and the music industry as a entire.
We are self – assured that this super talented cinematographic team will deliver an emotional and captivating documentary that our Prime Video customers worldwide will adore.” The documentary film will show how Lee Soo Guy started his singing career and founded SM Entertainment, Asia’s largest entertainment group, in 1989.
Some K-netizens responded by saying:
“I felt secondhand awkwardness just striving at the title.”
“Why should idol fans support the company founder in addition to the pop stars? I really don’t get it.”
“He has an incredible love for himself…”
“What exactly is this…”
“The influence of BTS is [unbeatable]. Lol. Although if he acts this way, he cannot be the type.”
“This irritates me so much, LOL.”
“Stop doing this…”
“King???? Ridiculous. He was simply fascinated with the Chinese and Japanese markets…what was he thinking?”
“What do you think the king of K-Pop is a producer rather than an artist…LOL?”
The film will “chronicle the enthralling life of a bold pioneer whose work put his country onto the map, helped spark a worldwide movement, and persists to define an era,” according to director Ting Poo. “Lee is more than a music founder; he is a dreamer and visionary on the scale of Steve Jobs.” He is a world-builder and a technologist whose original cr eation, one K-pop band at a time, has taken over global entertainment.”
The release date has yet to be confirmed.
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