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Apple TV+ is joined by Sir David Attenborough at the London premiere of new natural history event series “Prehistoric Planet” ahead of worldwide debut on Monday, May 23

Press Release May 18, 2022
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David Attenborough at the “Prehistoric Planet” London premiere
Narrator Sir David Attenborough attends Apple’s “Prehistoric Planet” London premiere screening at the Odeon BFI IMAX. “Prehistoric Planet” premieres globally May 23, 2022 on Apple TV+.

Apple TV+ today hosted the London premiere of the highly anticipated natural history event series “Prehistoric Planet,” from executive producers Jon Favreau and Mike Gunton, at the BFI IMAX in London. Narrator Sir David Attenborough was in attendance along with executive producer Gunton, series producer Tim Walker and lead scientific consultant Dr. Darren Naish.

“I am delighted to have worked on this series which brings the last great dinosaur era to life in astonishing detail,” said Attenborough. “Dinosaurs have held a lifelong fascination for me and I hope when watching this series families will be completely immersed in the magic and wonder of this world and that it sparks an equal fascination in them.”

Mike Gunton and David Attenborough at the “Prehistoric Planet” London premiere
Executive producer Mike Gunton and narrator Sir David Attenborough attend Apple’s “Prehistoric Planet” London premiere screening at the Odeon BFI IMAX. “Prehistoric Planet” premieres globally May 23, 2022 on Apple TV+.
Mike Gunton at the “Prehistoric Planet” London premiere
Executive producer Mike Gunton attends Apple’s “Prehistoric Planet” London premiere screening at the Odeon BFI IMAX. “Prehistoric Planet” premieres globally May 23, 2022 on Apple TV+.
Mike Gunton and Tim Walker at the “Prehistoric Planet” London premiere
Executive producer Mike Gunton and series producer Tim Walker attend Apple’s “Prehistoric Planet” London premiere screening at the Odeon BFI IMAX. “Prehistoric Planet” premieres globally May 23, 2022 on Apple TV+.
Darren Naish at the “Prehistoric Planet” London premiere
Lead scientific advisor and paleontologist Dr. Darren Naish attends Apple’s “Prehistoric Planet” London premiere screening at the Odeon BFI IMAX. “Prehistoric Planet” premieres globally May 23, 2022 on Apple TV+.

From executive producers Favreau and Gunton, 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 23rd May to Friday 27th May, the five-episode groundbreaking series combines award-winning wildlife filmmaking, the latest paleontological learning and state-of-the-art technology to unveil the spectacular habitats and inhabitants of prehistoric 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, Anže Rozman and Kara Talve for Bleeding Fingers Music.

Apple TV+ is home to award-winning Apple Originals from today’s most imaginative storytellers. Apple TV+ offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment, and is available to watch across all your favorite screens. After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch around the world, and has premiered more original hits and received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service. To date, Apple Original films, documentaries and series have been honored with 244 wins and 961 award nominations and counting, including this year’s Oscar Best Picture winner “CODA.”

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