Apple has acquired the rights to Werner Herzog’s astronomy documentary "Fireball" for its Apple Original film slate and will premiere the film on Apple TV Plus in more than 100 territories.
Herzog collaborated with British professor Clive Oppenheimer on the project. The duo teamed on the Academy Award-nominated Antarctic documentary "Encounters at the End of the World" and the Emmy-nominated "Into the Inferno."
Apple announced in their press release this afternoon that the original feature documentary "Fireball will join the Apple Original film slate and will premiere around the world, in over 100 countries, on Apple TV+.
The documentary "Fireball is a Werner Herzog Film production and hails from the Oscar nominated, nine-time Emmy-nominated, BAFTA, Emmy, Peabody, Grierson and RTS Award-winning production company Spring Films. The film is produced by André Singer and Lucki Stipetić, executive produced by Richard Melman, and made with the help and support of Sandbox Films."
Herzog is also a proven actor having played the villain in the movie Jack Reacher and in the recurring role of The Client in the Star Wars series The Mandalorian. Herzog was interviewed by INT in 2013 about his role in Jack Reacher as presented below.
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