Monday, Disney+ revealed the first official trailer for the six-part original series Welcome to Earth, streaming this December. The visually stunning Disney+ series, from National Geographic, follows two-time Academy Award nominee Will Smith (Aladdin) on an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime adventure around the world to explore Earth’s greatest wonders and reveal its most hidden secrets. Will Smith debuted the breathtaking trailer this morning on his social media accounts.
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Executive produced by visionary Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan Requiem for a Dream), Protozoa Pictures, Jane Root’s Nutopia, and Westbrook Studios, Will is guided by elite explorers on an awe-inspiring journey, getting up close and personal with some of the most thrilling spectacles on the planet — from volcanoes that roar in silence to deserts that move beyond our perception to animal swarms with minds of their own.
The top-of-class adventurers leading Will through these incredible experiences include marine biologist and National Geographic Explorer Diva Amon, polar expeditionist Dwayne Fields, engineer and National Geographic Explorer Albert Lin, National Geographic Photographer Cristina Mittermeier, and mountaineer Erik Weihenmayer. Combining breathtaking cinematography with Will’s boundless curiosity and enthusiasm, the epic series is an exciting, multisensory ride through Earth’s most mind-bending portals.
Welcome to Earth is produced by Nutopia, Protozoa Pictures, and Westbrook Studios for National Geographic. For Nutopia, Jane Root and Peter Lovering are executive producers, and Graham Booth co-executive produces and directs the series. For Protozoa, Darren Aronofsky, and Ari Handel executive produce. Westbrook executive producers are Will Smith, Terence Carter, James Lassiter, and Miguel Melendez. Matt Renner and Chris L. Kugelman serve as executive producers for National Geographic. The series’ music is composed by Daniel Pemberton (Trial of The Chicago 7, Steve Jobs).