Tickled filmmaker David Farrier announces new Netflix series

Tickled filmmaker David Farrier announces new Netflix series
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Kiwi journalist and filmmaker David Farrier has announced he is behind a new Netflix originals television show.

The documentary series, called Dark Tourists, will follow Farrier visiting unusual and macabre tourism destinations around the world.

He told Newshub the show is the first unscripted Netflix original from New Zealand.

"That's kinda cool - feel proud of us!"

Farrier, the filmmaker behind 2016 competitive endurance tickling documentary Tickled, announced the news to social media on Thursday.

"It's a documentary series. It's weird. Look forward to sharing it with you all."

The series will be released on Netflix New Zealand at 7pm on July 21.

Newshub.