Producers of Betty White: 100 Years Young, a documentary that was to be screened for one night time solely in theaters on White’s 100th birthday January 17, stated Friday the present will go on to honor the enduring actress, who died Thursday night time.
“Our hearts mourn today with the passing of Betty White,” producers Steve Boettcher and Mike Trinklein stated in a press release on the Fathom Events web page selling the screening, which was to incorporate the displaying of the doc and reside footage of what would have been White’s 100th birthday celebration.
“During the many years we worked with her, we developed a great love and admiration for Betty as a person, and as an accomplished entertainer,” they added. “We are grateful for the numerous a long time of pleasure she dropped at everybody. Betty at all times stated she was the ‘luckiest broad on two feet’ to have had a profession so long as she did. And truthfully, we had been the fortunate ones to have had her for thus lengthy.
“We will go forward with our plans to show the film on January 17 in hopes our film will provide a way for all who loved her to celebrate her life—and experience what made her such a national treasure.”
The documentary consists of highlights from White’s unprecedented TV profession, her telling inside tales about her life, and clips of the funniest moments from such reveals as The Golden Girls, SNL, Hot in Cleveland, The Proposal and The Mary Tyler Moore Show amongst others.
Ryan Reynolds, Tina Fey, Robert Redford, Lin Manuel-Miranda, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Leno, Carol Burnett, Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel, Valerie Bertinelli, James Corden, Wendy Malick and Jennifer Love Hewitt are amongst these featured to speak about White’s iconic profession.
Here’s the trailer, and examine the Fathom website for tickets taking part theaters: