Disney+ will explore the history of Disneyland with Behind the Attraction

What do you know about The Haunted Mansion? How about Space Mountain or The Jungle Cruise? People have loved these iconic Disney rides for decades, but it takes a special breed of fans to truly research the story behind their creation. Disney+ hopes to make these stories a little more accessible, while spotlighting the brilliant Imagineers who made these attractions possible, with the new series. behind the attraction. The 10-episode series will launch on Disney+ on Friday, July 16, just weeks before the long-awaited premiere of the Jungle Cruise movie.

behind the attraction promises a deep dive into the creation of several Disneyland icons, from opening day attraction The Jungle Cruise to 2017’s Guardians of the Galaxy—Mission Breakout. to presidents, and all sorts of tracked vehicles in between. A who’s who of crucial Imagineers will talk about their work, including Joe Rohde, Bob Weis, Carmen Smith, Kim Irvine, and more, aided by plenty of archival footage, some of which has never been released before. . And the whole series is produced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, one of the stars of The Jungle Cruise.

It’s the kind of project I was hoping to see more of at Disney+. The service was launched with an excellent documentary titled The story of imagination; if you care about Disney theme parks, you should definitely watch this series. behind the attraction seems set to explore rides and attractions the series hasn’t necessarily had time for, and I for one can’t wait to see it.

The full season of behind the attraction will be available on Disney+ on July 16. In the meantime, here is the episode list, which reveals what the show will cover.

“The Jungle Cruise”
“Haunted house”
“Towers of the Stars”
“The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror”
“The castles”
“Disneyland Hotel”
“Space Mountain”
“the world is small”
“Trains, trams and monorails”
“Room of Presidents”

Keith P. Plain