Marvel Entertainment tweeted a 25-second video on Wednesday confirming the 2023 release of a Disney+ documentary on Stan Lee. The announcement aligns with the late comic creator’s 100th birthday.
“100 Years of Dreaming. 100 Years of Creation. 100 Years of Stan Lee, Marvel Entertainment wrote In a caption with the teaser. “Stan Lee, an original documentary, streaming 2023 on @DisneyPlus.”
The newly released video shows Stan Lee’s cameos and guest appearances in the movie. The celebratory montage ends with a slow zoom-out that reveals an image of the multi-talented creator.
Working with fellow writer-artists such as Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, Lee is best known for creating beloved characters such as Spider-Man, The Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America, The Avengers and more. Even after retiring from Marvel in the 1990s, Lee remained involved with the company through cameo appearances in Marvel productions and the title of executive producer.
Lee’s centennial celebration launched earlier this month with Genius Brands International, which launched a new online store with three exclusive Lee-branded collections. The entertainment company owns the intellectual property rights to Lee’s name, voice, likeness, signature and license and has signed on to co-executive produce the “Stan Lee” documentary. On Wednesday, other creatives took to Twitter to celebrate Lee’s 100th birthday.
“100 years ago, Stan was born in NYC. Over the past century, his work has changed the landscape of pop culture and influenced millions,” read a post From the official Stan Lee Twitter account, which is used by POW! entertainment “At LA Comic Con, fans left messages for Stan’s centennial. Inspiration. the legend the hero These are some of the words that came up again and again. #Stanley100“