Apple has announced the new 10-part documentary series Big Beasts, narrated by Emmy Award nominee Tom Hiddleston, will premiere globally on Friday, April 21 on Apple TV+. From the acclaimed creative team of the Apple TV+ Award-winning docuseries Tiny World, comes this nature docuseries, which was filmed over two years.
Big Beasts takes audiences on an epic journey around the globe, from freezing poles to tropical rainforests, to meet nature’s most captivating giants. The series will debut on April 21, just in time for Earth Day, with two new episodes premiering each week until Friday, May 19. Check out the trailer here.
The series features some of the world’s most massive species filmed across 17 countries, including the grey whale, the elephant seal, the giant otter, the gorilla, the hippopotamus, the brown bear, the ostrich, the orangutan, the tiger and the polar bear. Viewers will see that it’s not easy being big—the larger the animal, the greater the challenges they face—as the series captures rare and first-ever footage using specialized equipment and next-generation filming techniques.
Big Beasts is produced by Plimsoll Productions with Emmy Award winner Tom Hugh-Jones (“Planet Earth II,” “Hostile Planet”) and Emmy Award nominees Grant Mansfield (“Hostile Planet”) and Martha Holmes (“Hostile Planet,” “Life”) executive producing. Tom Hugh-Jones also served as executive producer for Apple TV+ BAFTA Award-nominated and Jackson Wild Media Award-winning nature docuseries “Tiny World,” narrated by SAG Award nominee Paul Rudd.
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