As one of the fastest-growing Korean pop icons of all time, Blackpink—whose members include Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, and Rosé—shows no signs of slowing down in their journey to success.
After dropping their first full-length album entitled “The Album,” which brought them closer to the roster of incredible artists such as Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa, and Billie Eilish, the chart-topping K-pop girl group is set to take the world by storm once again with the premiere of their Netflix documentary, BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky on October 14. (Read: 3 Korean Dishes to Relive Your Best K-Drama Moments)
“The K-pop phenomenon has been sweeping the globe, and Blackpink has arguably become the most recognizable and most popular girl group in the world,” said Netflix’s Adam Del Deo in a statement. “We’re thrilled to bring their story to their fans worldwide,” he added. (Read: Homemade Recipe: Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Bread)
Here are three things you can expect from the original Netflix documentary!
#1. Get to Know Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, and Rosé
The Netflix documentary will chart the rise of Blackpink, of course. Fans will finally get a chance to know Jennie, Rosé, Jisoo, and Lisa on a different level—away from the blinding lights of the stage. The film will feature live footage of “relatable and unfiltered” interviews with each member of Blackpink, as they reflect on their journey to global stardom.
#2. Behind the Scenes with Blackpink
The newest trailer for the film, directed by Salt Fat Acid Heat’s Caroline Suh, shows just how personal BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky will be. The Netflix film will feature personal footage of the group, starting from their pre-debut journey to their record-breaking performance at Coachella in 2019—where they became the first all-girl K-pop group to take the stage.
#3. Exclusive Album Sessions on Netflix
According to Vogue, the Netflix documentary film which runs for 79 minutes will also include footage from Blackpink’s recording of “The Album,” which was produced in Korea during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.