Oh My Disney gave us the full scoop on the “Monsters at Work” animated series coming to Disney+ yesterday, but today, Disney has announced that they have some of entertainment’s best nonfiction storytellers joining the Disney+ family, including Emmy award-winning producers David Gelb and Brian McGinn (Chef’s Table) and Jason Sterman (13th) of Supper Club.
Here’s what they’re working on:
Marvel 616 (working title)
This documentary series explores the historical, cultural, and societal context that has become congruous with Marvel’s legacy stories.
Earthkeepers (working title)
In this documentary series, we will follow conservationists and the animals they spend their lives studying and helping to preserve some of Earth’s most endangered species!
Here are some of the other nonfiction series coming to Disney+:
Be Our Chef
Shot at the Walt Disney World Resort, Be Our Chef invites families from diverse backgrounds to compete in a friendly competition to create the next great Disney Parks dish. The show will challenge two families to come up with a dish that best represents their family’s Disney traditions, with the winning dish to be served at Walt Disney World.
Cinema Relics: Iconic Art of the Movies (working title)
This series focuses on the props and costumes that are iconic in some of our most beloved Disney films. Among the first episodes are artifacts from Mary Poppins, Tron, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, The Muppet Movie, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Kristen Bell is the executive producer of Encore!, a series about former castmates of a high school musical who are tasked to re-create their original performance in what we can only image will be a hilarious spectacle.
Marvel’s Hero Project
Marvel’s Hero Project shares the inspiring stories of young kids who dedicate their lives to being true Super Heroes and making positive change in their communities.
In (Re)Connect, families being torn apart by things like too much technology or workaholic parents embark on a unique journey to confront their problems and bring their families back together.
In this series, Bob Woodruff and his son Mack embark on a father-son adventure. The two will journey to the overlooked corners of the world and end up where you least expect it.
Shop Class (working title)
This is an exciting competition show where teams of inventive students will be tasked with designing, building, and testing new contraptions.
Untitled Walt Disney Imagineering Documentary Series
Created by Academy Award and Emmy-nominated director and producer Leslie Iwerks, this docu-series covers the 65+ year history of Walt Disney Imagineering and will include exclusive interviews and never-before-seen Disney Parks footage.