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[05/09/16 - 09:17 AM]
National Geographic Unveils 2016-2017 Newfronts Slate
The new programming includes 10 digital short series - most notably "Before Mars," a prequel to the highly anticipated television event series "Mars."

[05/09/16 - 06:56 AM]
The International Mars Science Foundation and Mars Mission Corporation Proudly Announce Successful Launch of First Human Mission to Mars
"Mars" - the global television event series - will premiere in November 2016 on the National Geographic Channel.

[03/15/16 - 09:19 AM]
Visionary Mexican Filmmaker Everardo Gout Tapped to Direct National Geographic Channel's Six-Part Global Miniseries Event, "Mars"
Principal photography on the scripted portions of the series is set to start shooting this spring in Budapest and Morocco, with a premiere set for fall 2016.







MARS (NGC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
3/15/16 - 5/9/16
STATUS:
currently in development (2016-2017 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
six episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from National Geographic Channel's press release, March 2016) National Geographic Channel (NGC) announced today that visionary Mexican filmmaker Everardo Gout ("Days of Grace") has been tapped to direct the network's six-hour documentary-scripted hybrid miniseries, MARS. The program, executive produced by Academy Award and Emmy-winning producers Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Michael Rosenberg of Imagine Entertainment; and Justin Wilkes, Jon Kamen and Dave O'Connor of RadicalMedia, is currently in production. Gout will also serve as an executive producer on the series. Principal photography on the scripted portions of the series is set to start shooting this spring in Budapest and Morocco, with a premiere set for fall 2016.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alberto Ammann
· Anamaria Marinca
· Ben Cotton as Ben Sawyer
· Clementine Poidatz
· Cosima Shaw
· Jihae as Hana Seung
· Jihae as Joon Se
· John Light as Dr. Paul Richardson
· Olivier Martinez
· Sammi Rotibi as Robert Foucault
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brian Grazer as EP
· Dave O'Connor as EP
· Dave Sirulnick as EP
· Everardo Gout as EP
· Jon Kamen as EP
· Jonathan Silberberg as EP
· Justin Wilkes as EP
· Michael Rosenberg as EP
· Robert Palumbo as EP (NGC)
· Ron Howard as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Imagine Entertainment
· RadicalMedia