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Secrets of the Neanderthals: Release Date Plot, Cast and More

Secrets of the Neanderthals:

Netflix has released a handful of documentaries in 2024, and the next one being added to the roster is truly one of a kind as it takes the viewers on a journey and explores more about Neanderthals. The release of Secrets of the Neanderthals is right around the corner, which is why we’re here to tell you everything you need to know about it before the release.

Secrets of the Neanderthals will be directed by Ashely Gething, who is also known for his work – As It Happened: Pearl Harbor, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy, Our Queen at Ninety, and As It Happened: Tarawa amongst several others. Gething’s upcoming documentary showcases a lot of promise, so make sure you stick around to learn more about Secrets of the Neanderthals’ premise, release date, and more.

What is the Premise of Secrets of the Neanderthals?

A journey like never before, where the viewers will learn everything one needs to know about the Neanderthals from the very beginning, including the misconceptions that have been attached to them, is the best way to summarize Secrets of the Neanderthals.

The official trailer of Secrets of the Neanderthals is the best way to get acquainted with the storytelling style and documentary style that will be used, along with interviews, expeditions, and more.

The Cast of Secrets of the Neanderthals

Secrets of the Neanderthals is a documentary, which means it will consist of interviews with historians, archeologists, and other experts, as well as documentation of some of their discoveries when it comes to the Neanderthals.

In addition to that, according to IMDb, Gabriel Andreu and Ibbi El Hani will play the roles of older male Neanderthal and young female Neanderthals, which will help Netflix weave a story alongside the narration.

The Cast of Secrets of the Neanderthals
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None other than Patrick Stewart will be narrating Secrets of the Neanderthals. Stewart is best known for his work in movies and shows like Star Trek: The Next Generation, X-Men, Dune, and The Wolverine amongst several other critically acclaimed titles.

When and Where Can You Watch Secrets of the Neanderthals?

As aforementioned, the release date of this documentary is just around the corner, which means the wait for this documentary is almost over. Secrets of the Neanderthals will officially be released on May 2, 2024, and will be exclusively available to stream on Netflix. So, now might be the perfect time to renew your subscription for the next month.


if you are a fan of documentaries, chances are that it is already on your watchlist. However, if you want to dip your toes into this particular, Secrets of the Neanderthals might just be a great place to start! Also, make sure you keep a look out for our detailed review of the same.