Production News: Uncharted with Sam Neill
July 31, 2017: We're pleased to announce that production has commenced on Uncharted with Sam Neill, a six part series following Captain James Cook’s three voyages to the Pacific – from the Arctic to the Antarctic, and from Tahiti to Australia and New Zealand.
Commissioned by Foxtel's HISTORY Channel and Prime TV (NZ) and co-produced with Frame Up Films (NZ), the series will air on both channels in 2018.
Across six stunningly beautiful episodes, actor and raconteur Sam Neill takes a deeply personal, present-day voyage to map his own understanding of James Cook, Europe’s greatest navigator, and the immense Pacific Ocean itself.
Sam Neill said, “While there is no question that Cook was one of the greatest explorers and navigators of all time, every place he ‘discovered’ had been discovered hundreds if not thousands of years before, everywhere unknown was already known, every place he claimed for the crown was already occupied. Everywhere he went he was quickly followed by others who had mostly an utterly devastating effect on those who had gone before – those who had found and settled in this vast Ocean.