Chris Hemsworth To Star In New Nat Geo Series (Photo Credit: Twitter)
New Delhi :
Chris Hemsworth has allowed himself to be experimented on, in the name of science of new in National Geographic’s new health docu-series, Limitless. The series will capture the health-loving, undergoing series of challenges in an attempt to discover ways humans can live a healthier, smarter and longer lives. As such, Hemsworth aims to transform himself by training for six extraordinary challenges, including regenerating damage, shocking the body and supercharging memory.
“Basically, I was somehow convinced to volunteer myself as a human guinea pig and endure a series of mental and physical challenges across the globe, all for the sake of science,” Hemsworth said in a statement.
“We’re hoping to shed some light on new ideas and emerging science with the focus on extending a healthy life span. Production starts soon, so wish me luck’’ the handsome Aussie star added.
Nat Geo, talking about the series said, Hemsworth will also “meet leading longevity scientists who believe that the key to staying young lies in rooting out and reversing the ravages of time before they take hold, and learn secrets from superhumans who demonstrate the mind-blowing extent of human potential.”
Darren Aronofsky and Jane Root, who previously worked together on Nat Geo’s One Strange Rock will team up again to executive produce the new show.
“Limitless has the potential to improve people’s lives in simple, impactful ways, and we love Chris’ enthusiasm to be our tour guide,” Aronofsky, 50, said in his statement.
“I look forward to reteaming with Nat Geo, Jane and our friends from One Strange Rock on this next adventure.”
“I’m thrilled to once again partner with Darren and Jane, along with their powerhouse creative teams at Protozoa and Nutopia, to reveal the science behind unlocking the body’s secret superpowers in order to maximize our full potential and to live better, longer,” said Courteney Monroe, president, National Geographic Global Television Networks.
“We are so fortunate to have Chris Hemsworth at the center of this series and to tap into his genuine curiosity and real-life superhero powers to push his own personal limits.”