Howard Ashman documentary to be released on Disney Plus

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Disney+ has announced a new documentary about one of the most important figures in modern Disney history.

Coming out August 7 is Howard, an 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.”

Howard features never-before-seen archival footage, personal films, and photographs, as well as interviews with Ashman’s friends and family.

Spanning his childhood in Baltimore, to his formative years in New York, “Howard” goes in-depth to explore his journey to become the lyricist behind some of the most beloved and well-known classic family films in the world.