Check out this mesmerizing trailer for Planet Earth II, the second installment in the Planet Earth series, created by the BBC, which is expected to be released later this year.
In 2006, the documentary Planet Earth was released and became extremely popular and far-reaching. The documentary was one of the first programs that stimulated HDTV sales.
The reboot to the documentary is shot in ultra high definition and captures eye-popping and jaw-dropping moments which are rarely ever seen.
Among the equipment used to capture these beautiful moments include 4K cameras, high-quality remote recording equipment and drones.
Executive producer Mike Gunton told Variety: ‘Ten years after Planet Earth first brought the wonders of the natural world to viewers in HD, Planet Earth II is another game-changer. Shot in UHD, the epic scale and ambition of this series is second to none. It will be a truly immersive experience, providing audiences with a unique perspective on the most extraordinary places and animals on our planet.”
The series was originally announced by the BBC back in 2013 with the title of it being called, One Planet. It is reportedly the most expensive documentary to date and will air in a six parts. No release date has been announced yet.
David Attenborough will be the narrator for the documentary series.
For those that want to watch the original Planet Earth before watching the sequel, the documentary can be found on Netflix.