The Who Was? Show, based on the New York Times bestselling biography series for children, will debut on Netflix May 11. Haley Tju, Adam Hochstetter, Kirrilee Berger star in the live-action comedy show that tells the stories of famous historical figures from across the globe through improv, sketches, impersonations, music videos and animated shorts.
The Who Was? book series--along with spin-offs Where Is? and What Was?--has more than 35 million copies in print worldwide. Francesco Sedita, president & publisher of Penguin Workshop, is an executive producer of the TV project.