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Steven Spielberg is working with Discovery Channel and DreamWorks Television to create a look into the future, the network announced Thursday.

Future Earth — incorporating CGI footage — will examine what life on the planet will be like in the next century, with the miniseries delving into different aspects ranging from technology and the environment, to the economy and the media.

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"I am excited to be back in business with DreamWorks Animation and all the active imaginations and creative artists at the best animation company in the world today," the Oscar-winning director of Saving Private Ryan and Schindler's List said. "Joining together with Discovery, we have an opportunity to bring exciting new experiences to take television audiences into the imagined future of planet Earth."