Kristen Bell narrates cuddly IMAX documentary 'Pandas'

Kristen Bell narrates cuddly IMAX documentary 'Pandas'
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows a giant panda cub in a scene from the IMAX documentary "Pandas." The film, from David Douglas and Drew Fellman, takes audiences to the Chengdu Research Base For Giant Panda Breeding in China where scientists are working toward a goal of releasing captive-born pandas into the wild, where only about 2000 remaining pandas live. (Drew Fellman/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Kristen Bell says she hopes the latest IMAX documentary “Pandas” helps inspire the next generation of biologists and conservationists.

A passionate animal rights activist, Bell narrates the film about a research base in China which endeavors to help get more captive-born pandas in the wild. Bell says the G-rated film is inspiring, adorable and educational and will make audiences feel good. She’s already shown it to her two young daughters.

“Pandas” is from the filmmakers behind “Born to be Wild” and “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar. It opens in 40 IMAX theaters in the U.S. and Canada starting Friday.