LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Actor Ewan McGregor has signed on to narrate Humpback Whales, an underwater 3D adventure documentary for IMAX and other giant-screen theaters.
Directed by Greg MacGillivray, the film is presented in association with Pacific Life and will be released Feb. 13.
"We are thrilled to have Ewan McGregor narrate Humpback Whales," MacGillivray said in a statement. "He is a tremendous talent and his passionate narration will help to bring the audience on this incredible immersive journey with these complex and astounding creatures. We hope the film excites and inspires people to better understand the humpback whale, as this mammal is critical to the ecological health and survival of the ocean."
"We are proud to be part of bringing this film to life and helping to educate the public about these truly amazing animals," added Tennyson Oyler, vice president of brand management and public affairs for Pacific Life. "Our partnership with Humpback Whales helps showcase that the whale is more than just a company logo for us. It demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the future."
McGregor is known for his work in the Star Wars franchise, as well as in the films Trainspotting, Emma, Moulin Rouge!, Big Fish and August: Osage County.