Originally founded in 1923, The Walt Disney Company has spent the better part of an entire century establishing themselves as one of the greatest media and production companies in the entire world. With a catalog of hundreds of projects including countless iconic classics from Beauty and the Beast to A Bug’s Life, Disney’s status as one of the preeminent production companies in the United States and around the globe is indisputable. They continue to produce new classics every year at a rate greater than virtually any other production company and their following only continues to grow, but this didn’t happen overnight however. Disney’s history is both rich and expansive dating back several decades, and now Disney is set to explore their own history in a new project that is set to explore the creation of their iconic California theme park Disneyland.
While Disney was founded in the 1920’s, Disneyland didn’t officially open its gates until a few decades later when it was founded in July of 1955. Deemed “The Happiest Place on Earth,” Disneyland was a direct byproduct of the genius of Walt Disney himself when he envisioned a place where both adults and their children could enjoy themselves together while additionally recognizing that the Disney studios didn’t have much to offer fans who wanted to visit. This would ultimately be a monumental decision for the company as Disney theme parks across the world now host millions of visitors every year, and Disneyland was the first of them all. The founding of Disneyland is now set to be explored in a new Disney+ series that will examine the themepark’s creation under the tutelage of their iconic founder, with David Gordon Green, known for his work on the most recent reboot of the Halloween franchise, set to direct the new series. Further details about the project remain unknown at this time and will likely emerge in the coming weeks.
Disney has been one of the top places for families to vacation together for decades now, whether they elect to go to the theme park in Florida, California or another country. With every passing year they welcome millions of new visitors every year who are being introduced to the magic of Disney for the first time, only helping their following grow even further. Now the theme park that started it all is going to be given the spotlight in the upcoming Disney+ series, and it should provide diehard Disney fans with a unique perspective on the iconic theme park. We will just have to wait and see, and those diehard fans can remain on the lookout for further updates about the new project in the coming weeks.