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Netflix expands natural history slate with Morgan Freeman & David Attenborough projects

Netflix has expanded its natural history slate with the commission of six new docuseries, including two shows narrated by Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman and a follow-up to Our Planet. The 6 x 45-minute Our Universe will debut on the streamer on 22 November. Narrated by Freeman and hailing from BBC Studios, the show blends wildlife footage […]

Exclusive: ‘Blue Planet II’ exec joins Honeyborne as Netflix grows UK footprint

Blue Planet II production exec Katie Hall has departed the BBC’s Natural History Unit to join James Honeyborne’s Netflix-backed production outfit. TBI understands that Hall, who left the NHU last month, has joined the Blue Planet II creator’s fledgling production unit Freeborne Media as head of production. Hall will be based out of Bristol, where […]

Blue Planet II creator forms new natural history outfit

James Honeyborne, the creator of Blue Planet II, has formed a new production company specialising in natural history. Based in Bristol, the home of the BBC’s Natural History Unit (NHU), Freeborne Media is to focus on nature and science docs. The exec was previously an EP on the BBC’s landmark series Blue Planet II, and has […]