Unique: season one Animal, a nature series from Plimsol Productions (night on earth), will land on Netflix 10 November.
The show follows eight families from the natural world, including a mother lioness, a wild dog family, a kangaroo joey, and a young giant Pacific octopus. Each episode has a high-profile narrator who will bring to life the themes, Dreamer said, they are: Bryan Cranston, Rashida Jones, rebel wilson And Pedro Pascal.
The project was shot almost entirely during the pandemic, meaning the team used local camera operators to film in countries that were inaccessible due to travel restrictions.
Series two of the show has already been greenlighted by Netflix and will feature narrators including Andy Serkis, Anthony Mackie, David Harbor and Uzo Aduba and will focus on dolphins, bears, birds of prey and apes. That season will premiere in 2022.
The series is produced by Plimsol’s Anoushka Scofield, Adrian Seymour, Alex Minton and Rob Morgan. Bill Markham is the series producer, with Martha Holmes and Tom Hugh-Jones serving as executive producers. Francis Casey serves as line producer and production managers are Stella Stylianos and Rachel Norman.