‘Prop Culture’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Disney+ docuseries

The new kind of ‘behind the scenes’ documentary, takes you through the making of some of the most historical characters, set designs, props, and much more of Disney’s modern classics

                            ‘Prop Culture’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Disney+ docuseries

Have you ever wondered what went behind Captain Jack Sparrow’s famous coat, or how did they “shrink” the kids in ‘Honey, I Shrunk The Kids’? There’s more to ‘Tron’s “legacy” than being one of the best VFX works. If you are a Disney fan and/or love all kinds of “behind-the-scenes”, then this is a show you cannot miss!

Release date

‘Prop Culture’ premieres with all eight episodes on May 1, 2020, only on Disney+


The eight-episode docuseries will explore props from legendary Disney movies as host Dan Lanigan takes you through their making and many interesting behind-the-scenes facts along with the filmmakers, actors, crew members, set designers, animators, among many more. Each episode will focus on a particular movie. In the first season of the show you will see how movies like 'Mary Poppins', 'TRON', 'The Nightmare Before Christmas', 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl', 'Honey, I Shrunk the Kids', 'The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe', 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit', and 'The Muppet Movie' came to life! Don’t forget to catch the reunion of the kids from ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ as they join each other for tea.


The documentary series is hosted by Dan Lanigan, who is recognized as a film historian, prop collector, and connoisseur of all things cinematic. He is also a co-creator of ‘Prop Culture’. You can see him interacting with the makers of iconic props and how they came to define their respective movies.

Dan Lanigan hosts Disney+'s Prop Culture. (IMDb)

Dan Lanigan is also a producer and a writer, known for ‘Fan-O-Rama’ (2016), ‘West Texas Investors Club’ (2015) and ‘Race to the Scene’ (2013).

There is also a huge line up of art directors, set designers, VFX specialists, producers, directors, animators, editors, and even some legendary actors who will make appearances on the show.


The show is created by Jason C. Henry and Dan Lanigan.


Here’s a sneak-peek into the world of props, costumes, and the story behind some of the most iconic Disney movies that you would have grown up with.

Watch as Dan Lanigan walks you through a quick preview of what’s coming to the ‘Prop Culture’.




Where to watch

Catch all eight episodes of the docuseries only on Disney+, when they drop on May 1, making it perfect for a weekend binge-watching session.

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