Netflix to release BLACKPINK docu

Published September 9, 2020, 10:43 AM

by Noreen Jazul

Blackpink will be featured in Netflix’s first ever documentary on K-pop.

Titled “Light Up the Sky,” the documentary will premiere on the streaming platform on Oct. 14.

“BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky — an all-access documentary about one of the world’s most popular groups — premieres in your area on October 14,” Netflix announced on its Twitter page Wednesday.

The documentary will be directed by Caroline Suh, who is also behind the Netflix documentary “Salt Fat Acid Heat.”

In a statement, Netflix said the documentary will include “never-before-seen” footage of Jennie, Jisoo, Rose, and Lisa from their “trainee days to the global sensations they are today.”

Fans of the group, collectively known as Blinks, will also get a first look at the recording process of the quarter’s first full-length album.

Netflix said, “Light Up the Sky” will depict the “highs and lows of being a K-pop idol group, and showcases each members’ incredible talent that when combined, creates the uniquely trailblazing DNA of Blackpink.”

Vice President for Documentary Features, Adam del Deo said Netflix is “thrilled” to bring Blackpinks’s story to their fans worldwide.

Blackpink for their part said they can’t wait to share their personal stories with their Blinks.

“We hope this film will bring joy and light to the viewers, and they will enjoy seeing our journeyy together on-screen for the past four years,” the group said.