'Our Planet': David Attenborough, Salma Hayek, and Penelope Cruz set to feature in Netflix's upcoming series
The series has been filmed across 50 countries, in all the seven continents, and claims to feature “never-before-seen footage of wildlife and their habitats.”
It has always been an extremely humbling experience knowing about the intricate and complicated details of the pale blue dot we call our home.
Shows such as the BBC's 'Planet Earth' and the 2001 mini-series, 'The Blue Planet', have contributed immensely in bringing out the facts and explaining the myths about the living creatures of our planet for the longest time. However, what continues to remain common among the shows, other than their shared concern for the planet, is the man David Attenborough, whose lucid narration only adds to the humbling experience.
Now Attenborough will lend his voice to narrate a similar story about the planet on Netflix's upcoming ambitious project, 'Our Planet'.
The series has been filmed across 50 countries, in all the seven continents, and claims to feature “never-before-seen footage of wildlife and their habitats.” The eight-episode series has not only captured the expanse of wildlife, but also talks about issues of conservation of animals and plants in their natural habitats.
Along with Attenborough's erudite gravitas, the show will be joined by two of Hollywood's most celebrated actresses, Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek.
However, they are handling a different part of the project. Hayek will lend her voice for the Mexican and Latin American versions of the show, while Cruz will take over the Spanish version. Set to release on April 5 on Netflix, 'Our Planet' is being executive produced by Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey, and Colin Butfield. Silverback Films and World Wide Fund for Nature are looking over the show's production.
Watch the trailer below: