Betty White:100 Years Young will show Betty’s final on-screen appearance (Picture: Getty)
Betty White’s upcoming documentary, Betty White: 100 Years Young, will show the late star’s final on-screen appearance following her death, aged 99.
The special will showcase the icon’s outstanding 80-year career on the small screen, with special appearances from Tina Fey, Lin Manuel Miranda, and many more.
Creators Steve Boettcher and Mike Trinklein told The Hollywood Reporter that the special, which will debut in theaters for one day only on Monday, includes an interview White gave 11 days before her death.
‘Betty shot a tribute to her fans on Dec 20, which will be in the film’, Boettcher said.
‘We’ve been asked to share it. We’ve been asked to put it on social media. The only place we thought was right was putting it in the film and sharing it with her friends, family and fans who are going to be there.’
White died in December 2021, less than a month before she would have celebrated the big milestone on January 17.
The star would have celebrated her 100th birthday on January 17 (Picture: Getty)
Betty’s played Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls (Picture:Getty Images)
The producers also explained that they want the movie to be a celebration of White’s life and ‘experience what made her such a national treasure.’
She died peacefully in her sleep at her home, with, TMZ stating that her cause of death was listed as a stroke.
The screen icon was best known for starring as Rose in the 1980s sitcom Golden Girls.
She also appeared in hit US sitcoms including Hot In Cleveland, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Betty White Show and Life With Elizabeth during her stellar career.
Many stars paid tribute following the news of her passing, including Dolly Parton, her former The Proposal co-stars Ryan Reynolds, Sandra Bullock and Viola Davis.
Betty White: 100 Years Young will premiere in select theatres on January 17.
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