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Team Downey, Glen Zipper team for Discovery+ wildlife series “The Bond”

Discovery+ has announced the details of a new wildlife documentary series, The Bond, produced by Robert Downey Jr.’s Team Downey prodco along with documentarian Glen Zipper and Sean Stuart. The four-part series, ...
July 7, 2022

Discovery+ has announced the details of a new wildlife documentary series, The Bond, produced by Robert Downey Jr.’s Team Downey prodco along with documentarian Glen Zipper and Sean Stuart.

The four-part series, which promises an intimate look at the unique bond between animals and humans, will premiere on the streaming service on July 14.

The globe-spanning production tells the moving and often surprising stories of people from all walks of life who have developed deep connections with animals. These bonds have changed the lives of both human and animal, and each episode illustrates how much each has to offer the other.

The Bond is directed by Don Argott and Sheena Joyce, and is produced for Discovery+ by Team Downey, Glen Zipper and Sean Stuart. Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey and Emily Barclay Ford serve as executive producers for Team Downey, with Zipper and Stuart also executive producing. Kevin Lincoln is coexecutive producer. Howard Swartz serves as executive producer for Discovery Channel.

Watch the trailer for The Bond below:

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Justin Anderson joined Realscreen as senior staff writer in 2021, reporting and writing stories for the newsletter and magazine. During his 20-year career he’s filled a variety of roles as a writer and editor at a number of media organizations, covering news and current affairs as well as business, tech, the film and music industries and plenty in between. He’s also spent time behind the scenes in television production, having written everything from voiceover scripts for documentaries to marketing copy. He has a degree in Journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).

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