PRNewswire reports Walt Disney Studios has created a new label in their film division, Disneynature. To celebrate Earth Day in 2009, they will release their first film under this banner, a feature-length documentary titled “Earth”, which is produced/directed by Alastair Fothergill.
“Earth,” which is produced by BBC Worldwide and Greenlight Media (a Berlin Atlantic Company) and co-directed by Mark Linfield, takes moviegoers on an extraordinary tour of our home planet as it’s never been seen before. The film will be narrated by renowned actor James Earl Jones. Disney will offer company-wide support for this and every Disneynature release.