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Charles M. Schulz doc 'Who Are You, Charlie Brown?' debuts on Apple TV+

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What you need to know

  • Who Are You, Charlie Brown? has premiered on Apple TV+.
  • The new documentary special paints a portrait of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz.

Who Are You, Charlie Brown? has made its worldwide premiere on Apple TV+.

The new documentary special showcases the life and work of Charles M. Schulz, the creator of the Peanuts comic strip. It also features interviews with Drew Barrymore, Al Roker, Kevin Smith, Billie Jean King, Paul Feig, and more.

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. Featuring interviews with Jean Schulz, the widow of Charles Schulz, along with Drew Barrymore, Al Roker, Kevin Smith, Billie Jean King, Paul Feig, Ira Glass, Noah Schnapp, Miya Cech, Keith L. Williams, Chip Kidd, Lynn Johnston, Robb Armstrong and more, the documentary interweaves a new animated story that follows Charlie Brown on a quest to discover himself."Who Are You, Charlie Brown?" is produced by Imagine Documentaries and WildBrain. 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."

If you haven't seen it yet, check out the trailer for the new documentary special below:

Who Are You, Charlie Brown? is streaming now on Apple TV+. If you want to see it in the best quality possible, check out our list of the Best TVs for Apple TV 2021.

Joe Wituschek
Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.