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“HOWARD”, AN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY FILM CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF ACADEMY AWARD-WINNING LYRICIST HOWARD ASHMAN, PREMIERES AUGUST 7 ON DISNEY+

Disney+ announced today that the original documentary film “ Howard ” will premiere exclusively on the service on Friday, August 7, 2020. The film, which first premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, follows the captivating life story of Disney Legend and Academy Award®-winning Lyricist Howard Ashman. Directed by Don Hahn (“Beauty and the Beast”), “Howard” is the untold story of Howard Ashman, the brilliant lyricist behind Disney classics like “Aladdin,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Little Mermaid” and creator of musicals including “Little Shop of Horrors.” Featuring never-before-seen archival footage, personal films and photographs, as well as interviews with Howard’s friends and family, the film is an intimate look at the Disney Legend’s life, his creative drive, and the process behind the music. Spanning his childhood in Baltimore, to his formative years in New York, and his untimely death from AIDS, “Howard” goes in-depth to explore his journey to become the lyricist behin