In 2023 The Walt Disney Company is celebrating its 100th anniversary. However, it is not the only studio in Hollywood that is reaching this milestone. Warner Bros. is also celebrating its 100th anniversary. As part of the celebration of this centennial, a new documentary has been created by director Leslie Iwerks. Iwerks is a director, producer, and writer who Disney fans will recognize as the daughter of Ub Iwerks, the co-creator of Mickey Mouse, and also Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. She was behind The Pixar Story and also The Imagineering Story.
This documentary, 100 Years of Warner Bros., will be arriving on Max, the streaming home of Warner Bros. Discovery, on May 25. A trailer has been released ahead of its arrival on the streaming service. It can be watched here:
100 Years of Warner Bros. Official Description
Exploring the impact of Warner Bros. on art, commerce, and culture, 100 YEARS OF WARNER BROS. tells the unprecedented story of the fabled entertainment studio on its 100th anniversary. Featuring insights and first-person stories from directors, actors, executives, journalists and historians, the four specials trace Warner Bros.’ underdog origins – from its founding in the early 1920s by four brothers from an immigrant family, through decades of creative risks and impactful storytelling, to the historic mergers of the 2000s that transformed the company into a global entertainment powerhouse. Directed by Academy Award® and Emmy® nominated filmmaker Leslie Iwerks, with narration by Morgan Freeman and clips from iconic films and hit TV series, 100 YEARS OF WARNER BROS. offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look into the indelible stories that have spoken to audiences around the world for generations. Watch, stream, or purchase our favorite titles at WB100.com. The first two #WB100 documentaries stream May 25 on Max.
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