Another docuseries is coming to Disney+, as Deadline is reporting that the streamer has greenlit Parenting Without Borders, with Jessica Alba (Fantastic Four) set to star and executive produce.
The series is being described as Disney’s parenting version of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Filming is expected to take place in multiple locations around the global and will follow Jessica Alba she immerses herself with different families around the world, exploring their parenting beliefs and practices shaping families today.
Producer Kathryn O’Kane (Salt Fat Acid Heat) is set to serve as director and showrunner of Parenting Without Borders, which is based on the book of the same name.
The 2013 Parenting Without Borders: Surprising Lessons Parents Around the World Can Teach Us by Christine Gross-Loh, Ph.D, reveals the surprising ways in which culture shapes parenting in countries like Finland, Sweden, Germany, France, Japan, China, Italy, and more, and offers research-based insight into what strategies are best for children and why.
Alba executive produces Parenting Without Borderswith Boardwalk Pictures’ Andrew Fried and Dane Lillegard, Jamie Patricof of Hunting Lane, Doug Banker of Five All In The Fifth and Trevor Engelson of Underground.