Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds are making a brand new model of the traditional Charles Dickens story A Christmas Carol. Ferrell and Reynolds will star within the film, which is to be a “musical reimagining” of the long-lasting story, in line with The Hollywood Reporter.
Daddy’s Home veterans Sean Anders and John Morris are writing and directing the untitled film. There is not any phrase but on the characters Ferrell and Reynolds will play, however presumably certainly one of them will play Ebenezer Scrooge.
THR states that the movie is being pitched round Hollywood proper now. “Multiple studios” are mentioned to be within the bidding course of, however none have been named within the report.
The traditional story sees the miserly Scrooge visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future to assist Scrooge lastly see the sunshine and alter his methods. Given Ferrell and Reynolds are recognized for subverting norms, you may guess the brand new film will deviate in some foolish methods.
This can be simply the most recent adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Bill Murray starred in 1988’s Scrooged, which supplied a foolish tackle the story; Jim Carrey voiced Scrooge within the 2009 animated movie A Christmas Carol from Forrest Gump director Robert Zemeckis. Kelsey Grammer, in the meantime, starred as Scrooge within the Hallmark TV film A Christmas Carol in 2004.
It sounds prefer it’s nonetheless comparatively early days for the brand new Christmas Carol film with Ferrell and Reynolds, so there are not any onerous particulars on the script but or different forged. Keep checking again with GameSpot for the most recent.