Maggie Kang & Chris Appelhans Directing Animated Feature ‘K-Pop: Demon Hunters’ For Netflix – First Look

Netflix on Thursday afternoon announced K-Pop: Demon Hunters (working title), a new animated feature bound for the streamer in 2025.

The first feature for Maggie Kang, who’s directing with Chris Appelhans (Netflix/Sony’s Wish Dragon), K-Pop: Demon Hunters is a musical action adventure pic that follows the story of a world-renowned K-Pop girl group, as they balance their lives in the spotlight with their secret identities as bad-ass demon hunters, set against a colorful backdrop of fashion, food, style and the most popular music movement of this generation.

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No details as far as the film’s cast were disclosed. Michelle Wong and Sony Pictures Animation are producing.

Today’s news on K-Pop: Demon Hunters emerged as part of “Next on Netflix: Animation,” the streamer’s preview of animated films and series coming in the next year. In recent years, the service has become a go-to destination for animation, with more than 130M households watching a variety of animation every month.

Check out a first-look still from K-Pop: Demon Hunters above.

Applehans is repped by UTA.

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