A first look at Scrooge: A Christmas Carol, one more animated adaptation of the exemplary Dickensian holiday story, has at last been delivered by Netflix. The most recent adaptation comes from director Stephen Donnelly. This is Donnelly’s absolute second direction. His first direction was 2016’s Monster High: Welcome to Monster High. Composed by Charles Dickens in 1843, A Christmas Carol has turned into the subject of various adaptations all through the 20th century.
Highlighting films, public readings and radio adaptations have been adjusted. Today, there are over 135 versions of the story. The upcoming adaptation will be voiced by a few well-known names in the business, most eminently Olivia Colman. While the adaptation will stay true to the first story, it is expected to delight the audience with a musical twist to the tale.
The movie is produced by Timeless Films in association with Axis Studios and is directed by Donnelly, Dickens’ immortal work of art, which has been adapted on numerous occasions including broadly by the Muppets, follows Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey from a grumpy tyrant to a forgiving philanthropist.
Scrooge: A Christmas Carol Release Date
Netflix is yet to report an official release date for the film. In any case, being a holiday film, viewers can anticipate that Scrooge: A Christmas Carol will air on Netflix at some point in December, during the Christmas season.
Remaining consistent with the first story, the Netflix adaptation will be revolved around Ebenezer Scrooge, the cranky man who learns some things about life when he is visited by various versions of himself on Christmas Eve.
The twist here is, that the film Scrooge: A Christmas Carol will be a musical. It will include songs by Leslie Bricusse, the late Grammy winner and two-time Academy Award winner. He made songs for classics like Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Superman.
Olivia Colman, Luke Evans and Jessie Buckley are to lead Netflix’s animated adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Scrooge: A Christmas Carol by Stephen Donnelly (Lost in Oz). Evans will play the role of Scrooge in Scrooge: A Christmas Carol while The Lost Daughter stars Olivia Colman and Jessie Buckley are the Ghost of Christmas Past and Isabel Fezziwig respectively.
Additionally loading up is Jonathan Pryce, who will play the role of Jacob Marley, Johnny Flynn, who will play Bob Cratchit’s role in the adaptation, and Fra Fee, Giles Terera, Trevor Dion Nicholas and James Cosmo.
The animated adaptation was one of eight shows revealed on a super European Netflix animation record at Annecy International Film Festival last month, which likewise included the development of Academy Award-nominee Klaus and an adaptation of Richard Curtis That Christmas.