Sir David Attenborough is to relate a documentary sequence for streaming service Netflix about “the wonder and fragility of our pure world”.
It has been produced in collaboration with Silverback Movies, whose director Alastair Fothergill made Planet Earth and The Blue Planet for the BBC.
Talking at a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) occasion on Thursday, Sir David stated the eight-part sequence would “take viewers on a spectacular journey of discovery”.
The sequence took 4 years to movie.
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The 92-year-old broadcaster stated he was “delighted to assist carry this necessary story to hundreds of thousands of individuals worldwide”.
Fothergill stated he hoped the present, which is able to premiere on 5 April 2019, would “encourage and delight a whole lot of hundreds of thousands of individuals the world over.”
Based on Netflix, the sequence will “showcase the planet’s most valuable species and fragile habitats, revealing superb sights on Earth in methods they’ve by no means been seen.”
It’s a collaboration between Netflix, the WWF and Silverback Movies.
Our Planet marks the primary Netflix sequence for Sir David, who has beforehand fronted programmes for Sky and digital channel Eden.
His newest sequence, Dynasties, begins on Sunday on BBC One.