What you need to know
- Apple hosted a global premiere event for "Prehistoric Planet."
- The upcoming dinosaur documentary series will premiere on Apple TV+ on May 23.
Jon Favreau got to see all of the dinosaurs before the rest of us.
Today, Apple hosted a global premiere event for "Prehistoric Planet," the upcoming dinosaur documentary series. The company hosted the event at the AMC Century City IMAX Theatre in Los Angeles and featured appearances from executive producers Jon Favreau and Mike Gunton, showrunner/series producer Tim Walker, and more.
From executive producers Favreau and Gunton, and BBC Studios Natural History Unit ("Planet Earth"), and narrated by Sir David Attenborough, "Prehistoric Planet" will transport viewers 66 million years in the past to discover our world — and the dinosaurs that roamed it — all in stunning detail and set to an original score by multiple Academy Award winner Hans Zimmer. Debuting globally on Apple TV+ in an epic weeklong event from Monday, May 23 through Friday, May 27, the five-episode groundbreaking series combines award-winning wildlife filmmaking, the latest paleontology learnings and state-of-the-art technology to unveil the spectacular habitats and inhabitants of ancient Earth for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience.
"Prehistoric Planet" is produced for Apple TV+ by BBC Studios Natural History Unit with support from the photorealistic visual effects of MPC ("The Lion King," "The Jungle Book") applied to concept art created by Jellyfish Pictures ("The Book of Boba Fett," "Spirit: Untamed"). Executive producers are Favreau and Gunton. Theme by Zimmer and Andrew Christie for Bleeding Fingers Music. Original score by Zimmer, Rozman and Talve for Bleeding Fingers Music.
If you haven't seen the official trailer for the upcoming series, check it out below:
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