Endings are always bittersweet, and if you’ve been watching “In the Soop: Friendcation” on Disney+ Hotstar, your Friday night might not be the same again without everyone’s favourite Korean idols – Park Seo-joon, Peakboy, Choi Woo-shik, Park Hyung-sik and V from BTS. The star-studded series has taken fans on a rollercoaster of emotions while it offers an exciting behind-the-scenes look at how the idols unwind.
“In the Soop: Friendcation” may have come to an end, but Disney+ Hotstar has even more exciting shows to keep the momentum going on your Friday nights. Here’s a captivating watchlist to tide you over:
1. “Outrun by Running Man”
The first episode saw an unforgettable moment as the idols started off their antics with a board game that turned into a battle of skills between V from BTS and Peakboy. A family game turned into an intense competition had us all laughing uncontrollably.
Similarly, “Outrun by Running Man” featuring Kim Jong-kook, HaHa, Jee Seok-jin, Song Ji-hyo and Yang Se-chan from South Korea will have you crying tears of joy as they play a variety of games.
2. “The Bear”
Calling all foodies, this show is for you! “The Bear”, making its way to Disney+ Hotstar on 19th August, is an inspiring story of a young and successful chef who returns home trying to save his family business due to an unforeseen tragedy. From being a top chef at a world-class restaurant back to humble beginnings at his brother’s sandwich shop, “The Bear” takes a hard look at the restaurant industry while relaying a deep story about family, loss, addiction and the importance of mental health.
3. “Big Mouth”
Are you a fan of romantic thriller series? “Big Mouth” will have you wanting to solve the mystery of how an underperforming lawyer gets caught up in a murder case. He ends up in a huge conspiracy in order to protect his family and his brave wife does everything to bail him out at all costs. With conspiracy theories, murder mysteries and an unbreakable bond of love, it’s hard to resist “Big Mouth”.
“Adamas”, a Greek word meaning “unconquerable” from which the word “diamond” is derived, should be the next series on your watchlist. It tells the story of twin brothers who dig into the truth behind the incident involving a bloody diamond arrow uncovering the truth of a dark secret that killed their stepfather and forced their biological one behind bars. The bonds of friendship, kinship and relationship are tested as they race towards the truth.
5. “Lost Cities with Albert Lin”
Did “In the Soop: Friendcation” spark your wanderlust? “Lost Cities with Albert Lin” is the show to watch if you’re looking for a travel adventure. The show takes you across time and continents from the comfort of your couch. With each episode featuring a different city lost to time and Albert’s engaging commentary, we’d recommend getting all your travel buddies to join in this binge-watching journey as well. This way you can talk about your favourite places all night long, and it’ll be like a remote friendcation.