Articles about National Geographic
The true story of the woman who helped Anne Frank hide from the Nazis during the Second World War is dramatised in National Geographic limited series A Small Light. Stars Bel Powley and Joe Cole tell DQ about playing the inspiring characters at the centre of this factual drama.
Showrunners Kelly Souders and Brian Peterson tell DQ about making The Hot Zone: Anthrax, National Geographic’s scientific thriller that dramatises how the US was rocked by an anthrax attack just weeks after 9/11.
National Geographic’s Carolyn Bernstein and showrunner Suzan-Lori Parks discuss dramatising the life of Aretha Franklin in the third instalment of anthology series Genius.
Nora Zehetner speaks to DQ about playing Annie Glenn in space drama The Right Stuff, which chronicles the early days of the US space programme and the launch of the Mercury Seven.
Mikko Alanne, creator and showrunner of The Long Road Home, explains how the National Geographic war drama balances the story of soldiers in Iraq with that of their families at home and discusses the responsibility of making a series based on real events.
Spanish screen star Antonio Banderas transforms into one of his personal heroes for the second instalment of National Geographic scripted anthology series Genius. He tells DQ about playing the many faces of celebrated artist Pablo Picasso.
Best known as the scheming Doug Stamper in House of Cards, Michael Kelly heads into battle for his latest role. He tells DQ about how he was inspired to play a real life war hero in National Geographic’s The Long Road Home.
The true story of a US Army unit ambushed in Iraq is dramatised in National Geographic limited series The Long Road Home. Showrunner Mikko Alanne discusses adapting Martha Raddatz’s non-fiction novel and filming at the base where the real soldiers were stationed.
ABC, Starz and National Geographic are among the many networks that have used the TCA Summer Press Tour to reveal their latest programming plans.