Disneynature enlists Natalie Portman for Disney+ doc Dolphin Reef
Natalie Portman has been tapped by Disneynature to narrate its next documentary feature Dolphin Reef. The film will follow previous Disneynature shows and follow a single animal, in this case Echo, “a young Pacific bottlenose dolphin who can’t quite decide if it’s time to grow up and take on new responsibilities.”
Dolphin Reef will makes its debut on Disney+ when the streaming service goes live November 12.
The new film, directed by Disneynature’s Bears helmer Keith Scholey, is the latest in the Disney wildlife-centered series that recently released Penguins in theaters last weekend to the tune of $2.3 million.
Dolphin Reef will mark Portman’s next venture on the screen after the recent The Death and Life of John F. Donovan and Vox Lux. The actress currently has Lucy in the Sky in the docket, as well as the TV mini-series We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves.