To promote the Planet Earth marathon on BBC America over Earth Day weekend, director Joe Sabia created an adorable spot featuring a group of 4-7 year old children who replace famed natural history filmmaker and narrator, David Attenborough. The tongue-in-cheek auditions show each child trying out for the role and reading about mountains, deserts – one potential narrator goes off on a tangent about how she likes eating cheeseburgers instead of sticking to the script on lizards. We must admit, seven year old Aiden gave Attenborough a run for his money with his expressive reading. What a great idea.
Watch the kids in action below: