The Christmas Chronicles 2 Adds Tyrese Gibson
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tyrese Gibson has joined Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn in the upcoming Netflix sequel The Christmas Chronicles 2. The actor will play the boyfriend of Kimberly Williams-Paisley’s mother in the film.
Also included in the report is the addition of Lethal Weapon alum Darlene Love in an unspecified role.
In the sequel to 2018’s The Christmas Chronicles, Kate Pierce — now a cynical teenager — is unexpectedly reunited with Santa Claus when a mysterious, magical troublemaker named Belsnickel threatens to destroy Christmas forever.
Also returning are Darby Camp as Kate, Kimberly Williams Paisley as Claire and Judah Lewis as Teddy. New additions to the cast include Julian Dennison as Belsnickel and Jahzir Bruno as Jack. Chris Columbus will direct and produce, alongside Mark Radcliffe and Michael Barnathan. The script is written by Matt Lieberman and Columbus.
Gibson was last seen in the film Black and Blue, and is gearing up for the ninth installment of the Fast and Furious.
The film is set for a holiday 2020 release.