Marvel will dedicate a documentary to Stan Lee, broadcast on Disney + in 2023

A documentary announced for next year will focus on the co-creator of so many Marvel superheroes, who passed away in 2018.

Stan Lee, the creator of some of the most iconic superheroes in the Marvel universe, will be the subject of a Disney+ documentary in 2023. The streaming platform announced it through a short video broadcast Wednesday, the day that would have marked the hundredth anniversary of this American comic book author who died in 2018. The exact release date of the film, visibly titled Stan Leewas not disclosed.

“100 years of dreams. 100 years of creation. 100 years of Stan Lee”, can we read in caption of this video, made up of some of the famous cameos that Stan Lee often made in the films adapted from his heroes, at the Alfred Hitchcock style.

Daredevil, the X-Men, Spider-Man…

As reminded by HollywoodReporterStan Lee began his career at Timely Comics, Marvel’s predecessor, in 1939. He became editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics in the 1960s. Accompanied by designers like Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he gave birth to a number of key figures American comics like The Fantastic 4, Daredevil, the X-Men or Spider-Man.

Last May, Marvel Studios (owned by the Walt Disney Company since 2009) signed an agreement with the company Stan Lee Universe to use the screenwriter’s name and image in future films and series, but also in parks. attractions.