Netflix to Co-Produce 3-Part Docuseries ‘Life in Colour’ with the BBC

After the overwhelming success of the Netflix Original docuseries Our Planet, it comes as no surprise that Netflix would be looking to produce another breathtaking nature docuseries. Partnering with the BBC, Netflix will be co-producing a three-part docuseries with the British Broadcaster with the beloved David Attenborough to narrate. 

Instead of focusing on the impact climate change has on the fragile ecosystems of the Earth, Life in Colour will instead focus on how color us used in animal interactions and the vital role it plays. Life in Colour could become one of the most visually captivating and breathtaking docuseries of all time as a new technology for cameras is being developed specifically for this series.

When will Life in Colour be on Netflix?

It has been touted that Life in Colour will arrive in 2021, but an exact date has yet to be provided. This is significantly shorter than the time it took to produce Our Planet, but taking into consideration the scale and spectacle of Our Planet its no wonder the Original took over four years to be produced.


Who are the production teams behind Life in Colour?

Humble Bee Films is the production company that will be producing Life in Colour. The Australian based Sealight Pictures has been confirmed to be co-producing the series with Humble Bee Films, the studio will be producing episodes that are predominantly focused on aquatic life.

What about Silverback Films?

Silverback Films is the production company that produced the Netflix Original, Our Planet. According to the information we have so far, Silverback Films will not be involved with the production of Life in Colour.

Our Planet – Copyright. Silverback Films.


Will Life in Colour be available to stream in all regions?

Some subscribers will be disappointed to hear that Life in Colour will not be available to stream on Netflix in their region.

In the UK, Life in Colour will be available to watch on BBC Two, and then will be available to stream on their streaming service BBC iPlayer.

Australia’s Channel 9 has also been confirmed to be working with Netflix and the BBC on the production of Life in Colour. At the time of writing it’s not clear if the series will be broadcast on Channel 9 or if it’s coming to Netflix Australia.

In regards to all other regions, Life in Colour should be arriving as a Netflix Original.


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