Will Smith to Host Darren Aronofsky's ONE STRANGE ROCK on National Geographic

06 Décembre, 2017, 00:39 | Auteur: Christine Menetries

The story of Earth will have a superstar narrator.

The National Geographic Channel announced Tuesday that the two-time Oscar nominee will host One Strange Rock, a 10-episode documentary series about Earth from filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (mother!, Black Swan) and producer Jane Root (America The Story of Us). Watch a teaser above. "With the distinctive storytelling from Aronofsky and Root, One Strange Rock will be an incredible visual treat, taking audiences from the microscopic to the cosmic, leaving viewers to see and appreciate our planet as never before". The series also features a group of astronauts made up of Chris Hadfield, Jeff Hoffman, Mae Jemison, Jerry Linenger, Mike Massimino, Leland Melvin, Nicole Stott, and Peggy Whitson giving their unique perspectives on the globe.

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Aronofsky in a statement to National Geographic said he's "thrilled to have Will Smith on board to guide our series". "His charisma, intelligence and humanity will add greatly to the project, helping welcome viewers into this unique narrative about the mind-blowing wonders that make life on Earth possible". "We'll unpack the science behind our marvelous planet and provide stories that are entertaining and provocative; and who better to do that with than the visionary Darren Aronofsky and his partners at Protozoa Pictures, the incomparable Will Smith and our team of legendary astronauts?"

The show will premiere globally on Nat Geo in March 2018 in 172 countries and in 43 languages.


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