Showtime has ordered Years Of Living Dangerously, a documentary series which explores the human impact of climate change. It is executive produced by James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub and Arnold Schwarzenegger, along with Emmy-winning 60 Minutes producers Joel Bach and David Gelber, and climate expert Daniel Abbasi. Matt Damon, Don Cheadle and Alec Baldwin will narrate the series, which will feature first-person accounts of those affected by — and seeking solutions to — global warming. Also expected to join the project is actor Edward Norton, with more names to be announced soon. Reporting from the field is a team of New York Times journalists including three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Friedman, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof, as well as columnist Mark Bittman, and MSNBC host and political commentator Chris Hayes, among others. Years Of Living Dangerously will air in 2013 as a six-to-eight-episode hourlong series. “The recent devastation on the East Coast is a tragic reminder of the direct link between our daily lives and climate change,” said Showtime entertainment president David Nevins. Added Cameron, “We’ll make it exciting. We’ll make it investigative. We’ll bring people the truth. And people are always hungry for the truth.” Additionally, the series is also executive produced by Maria Wilhelm (Avatar Alliance Foundation).
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