Disney+ Unveils Unscripted Slate, Including Walt Disney Imagineering Docuseries
Just hours before Disney reveals preview its new streaming service Disney+, the company has unveiled a slate of 10 unscripted series for the new platform.
As part of the announcement, Disney+ announced its first overall deal, with Supper Club, the team behind Netflix’s Chef’s Table.
The Supper Club – made up of David Gelb, Brian McGinn and Jason Sterman will produce two of the unscripted series. Marvel’s 616 is an anthological docuseries that follows the comic giant’s stories, characters and creators and everyday people. Earthkeepers spotlights conservationists.
Marvel is involved in another of the 10 series, the kid-focused Marvel’s Hero Project, which highlights the remarkable, positive change several real-life young heroes are making in their own communities.
The other unscripted offerings are a Disney-themed cooking show Be Our Chef; Cinema Relics: Iconic Art of the Movies, about iconic movie props and costumes; the Kristen Bell-produced musical theater reunion show Encore!; the family therapy show (Re)Connect; travel guide Rogue Trip; Shop Class, which challenges students to build new contraptions; and an untitled docuseries focused on Walt Disney Imagineering, the people behind the attractions at Disney’s parks worldwide.