“Who Are You, Charlie Brown?” is now available on the Apple TV+ Screening Room. Celebrating the iconic Peanuts comic strip and its beloved creator, Charles M. Schulz, the special will debut globally Friday, June 25 on Apple TV+.
Honoring the “everyman” creator, Charles “Sparky” Schulz, “Who Are You, Charlie Brown?” celebrates the significance and global multi-generational popularity of the comic strip and its timeless artistry and design to profile the man whose simple characters would touch the lives of millions through the decades and become beloved cultural icons. Make sure to bring a blankie and your football-kicking shoes as Linus, Lucy, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang come to life in a new animated story that follows Charlie Brown on a quest to discover himself.
Executive produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, the documentary special also features interviews with friends, family, cartoonists, and famous fans, as well as archival footage for lovers of the comic strip. “Who Are You, Charlie Brown?” is narrated by Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong’o and features interviews with Jean Schulz, Drew Barrymore, Al Roker, Kevin Smith, Billie Jean King, Noah Schnapp, and more.
The documentary is executive produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Sara Bernstein and Justin Wilkes of Imagine, Josh Scherba, Anne Loi and Stephanie Betts of WildBrain, Craig Schulz and Paige Braddock of Peanuts, and Michael Bonfiglio, who also writes and directs. Imagine Documentaries’ Meredith Kaulfers serves as co-executive producer and Marcella Steingart serves as producer and writer. Original music is composed by Jeff Morrow, composer of the new series “The Snoopy Show,” “Snoopy in Space,” and “Peanuts in Space: Secrets of Apollo 10.”