Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds to Lead a Musical Reimagining of ‘A Christmas Carol’

/Film | 9/23/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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It’s the first day of fall, but here we are talking about the most wonderful time of year thanks to news of Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds teaming up for a musical reimagining of the classic Charles Dickens holiday tale A Christmas Carol. But this will likely be unlike any adaptation we’ve seen before, since the filmmakers behind this take come from the world of straight-up comedy – and sometimes even R-rated laughs. Find out more about the A Christmas Carol musical movie below.

The Hollywood Reporter has news of A Christmas Carol musical reimagining in the works from Daddy’s Home and We’re the Millers writing duo Sean Anders and John Morris, who will also both be directing this time. The filmmakers have been shopping the project around Hollywood with several studios bidding on the project, which makes it sound like this will be something we could see in theaters next year.

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There have been countless adaptations of Charles Dickens’ classic 1843 holiday story ranging from loyal takes on the material starring George C. Scott to more contemporary and liberal adaptations such as The Muppet Christmas Carol and Bill Murray’s beloved Scrooged. Most recently, Robert Zemeckis took a crack at the story with motion capture technology and computer animation, fueled by performances by Jim Carrey and Gary Oldman.

As for this A Christmas Carol musical reimagining, we’re not sure what to expect since details on this particular take are being...
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