NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AOL BUILD, a live interview platform like no other, today announced the launch of a brand-new type of series with “Beyond the Horizon” from Academy Award® winning actor, musician, director and entrepreneur Jared Leto on October 6, 2015. The series marks the first original video series for AOL BUILD and focuses on the future of humanity with some of the world’s most interesting visionaries in science, art, technology and politics. The series will stream for 10 weeks every Tuesday on www.aol.com/beyondthehorizon.
The Future. Vast, unknowable and uncertain, but forever fascinating and unfolding before our very eyes. In this in-depth interview series. Jared Leto interviews guests including Vice President Al Gore, author Deepak Chopra, entrepreneur and inventor Boyan Slat, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, artist Jeff Koons, and former CIA employee Edward Snowden.
In the first episode of the series, Deepak Chopra gives insight into spirituality, technology and his hopes for life on earth. The series behind the series, AOL BUILD delivers a platform for the biggest names in entertainment, business, tech and fashion to showcase the stories behind their work, projects and passions. “Beyond the Horizon” takes this premise to the next level by providing a vehicle to communicate in-depth stories that inspire and fascinate viewers across the globe.
“Jared Leto shares the amazing stories of these visionaries in a way that they haven’t been seen before,” said Jimmy Maymann, Executive Vice President and President, AOL Content and Consumer Brands. “We are excited to share this new series with our audience.”
"'Beyond the Horizon” has been an incredible journey," said creator, director and producer Jared Leto. "I have long been intrigued by the intersection of these fields, and being able to merge multiple interests of mine has been a fascinating process.”
The series is presented by Verizon.
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Paradox was founded by Jared Leto as a producing arm for his projects. Working in features, documentary and digital, Paradox has produced award winning music video’s, TV series’ and TIFF and Gotham winning documentary feature, ARTIFACT.