Disney+ Ditches Filmed “Nautilus” Series


Disney+ has scrapped its plans for “Nautilus,” the ten-epispde UK live-action collection impressed by Jules Verne’s “20,000 Leagues Below the Sea,” which was already shot early final 12 months in Australia.

Former “Star Trek: Discovery,” “Spooks” and “Penny Dreadful” alum Shazad Latif stars as Captain Nemo alongside Luke Arnold, Cameron Cuffe, Jacob Collins-Levy, Georgia Flood, Thierry Frémont and Caroline Goodall.

The story serves as an origin story of Nemo who, on this take, is an Indian Prince robbed of his birthright and household and a prisoner of the East India Firm.

He’s a person bent on revenge towards the forces which have taken every part from him. However as soon as he units sail together with his ragtag crew on board the awe-inspiring Nautilus, he not solely battles together with his enemy, he additionally discovers a magical underwater world.

The mission was commissioned again in 2021, and the choice to drop it’s a part of Disney’s streaming content material elimination plan unveiled in Might. The corporate is taking an impairment cost of roughly $1.5 billion-$1.8 billion.

It joins Saturday’s information of the equally already shot “The Spiderwick Chronicles” collection adaptation additionally being dropped by Disney+ as a part of the identical cost-cutting measures.

Like with that present, Disney+ is working with the manufacturing staff to discover a new residence for “Nautilus”. Conferences and screenings of episodes at the moment are underway to search out it a brand new residence.

Supply: Deadline