The contract covers the implementation of adventure, educational, travel and science programs.
The Disney-owned station is already working with Smith and his production company on the documentary series “Welcome To Earth”, which will premiere on the Nat Geo section of the Disney + streaming service. Director Darren Aronofsky is also involved in the project. In front of the cameras, Smith will travel the planet to discover the mysteries of unexplained natural phenomena.
News on Disney + from National Geographic
In addition, National Geographic has revealed its plans for new original productions that will debut on Disney +. The station will produce the documentary series “Life Below Zero: First Alaskans” with the indigenous people of Alaska in the cast. In turn, in the series “7 most difficult days on Earth” Dwayne Fields, the first black British – conqueror of the magnetic North Pole, will try to survive the most extreme conditions on Earth.
The production of “Appetite for Adventure” will show the expedition of navy veteran Big Moe Casona, whose aim will be to discover the rarest flavors on the planet in its remotest corners.