Netflix orders ‘Planet Earth’ sequel ‘Our Planet’
Netflix has teamed up with the World Wide Fund for Nature and the creators of Planet Earth for an eight-part natural history series Our Planet. The series which will take four years to complete, is scheduled to air in 2019.
This is the largest project Netflix has ever attempted and the show will utilize 4K camera technology.
The ambitious four year project — the largest of its kind ever attempted — will take viewers into never-before-filmed wilderness areas from the ice caps and deep ocean to deserts and remote forests, introducing them to the most precious species and places that must withstand the impact of humanity so generations to come can enjoy the bounties of the natural world. Using the latest in 4K camera technology, the series and a range of specially produced storytelling for multi-media platforms will bring millions of people into intimate contact with some of the world’s rarest animals and most precious natural habitats.