Marvel announces Stan Lee's documentary on his 100th birthday

"100 years of dreaming. 100 years of creating. 100 years of Stan Lee," Marvel Entertainment wrote in a caption that accompanied the teaser. "Stan Lee, an Original documentary, is streaming 2023 on @DisneyPlus." The newly released video shows glimpses of some of Stan Lee's minor roles and guest appearances in cinema.

Marvel Entertainment tweeted a 25-second video on Wednesday confirming the 2023 release of a Disney+ documentary on Stan Lee.

The announcement aligns with what would have been the 100th birthday of the late comic creator, reports 'Variety'.

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"100 years of dreaming. 100 years of creating. 100 years of Stan Lee," Marvel Entertainment wrote in a caption that accompanied the teaser.

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"Stan Lee, an Original documentary, is streaming 2023 on @DisneyPlus."

The newly released video shows glimpses of some of Stan Lee's minor roles and guest appearances in cinema.

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The celebratory montage concludes with a gradual zoom-out that reveals an illustration of the multi-talented creator.

Working alongside fellow writer-artists like Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, Lee is best known for creating beloved characters like Spider-Man, the Hulk, Iron Man, the X-Men and more. Even after retiring from Marvel in the 1990s, Lee continued to stay involved with the company through cameo appearances and executive producer titles on Marvel productions.

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Celebration of Lee's centennial launched earlier this month through Genius Brands International, which released a new online store with three exclusive Lee-branded collections.

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The entertainment company owns the rights to the name, voice, likeness, signature and licensing of intellectual property relating to Lee and is signed on to co-executive produce the aStan Lee' documentary.

"100 years ago, Stan was born in NYC. Over the last century, his work changed the pop culture landscape & influenced millions," reads a post from the official Stan Lee Twitter account, which is kept in use by POW! Entertainment.

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"At LA Comic Con, fans left messages for Stan's centennial. Inspiration. Legend. Hero. These are some of the words that came up again & again. #StanLee100."

"Happy 100th Birthday to Stan Lee," "Guardians of the Galaxy" director James Gunn wrote on Twitter. "You are missed, my friend. #StanLee100"

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