Spirited Photos Tease Ryan Reynolds & Will Ferrell’s Musical Remake of A Christmas Carol

Apple TV+ has released the official Spirited photos for its forthcoming musical reimagining of Charles Dickens’ classic story A Christmas Carol, which is expected to debut sometime this year. The photos come more than four months since Ryan Reynolds announced that the film completed production.

The Spirited photos, which you can check out below, offer us a glimpse of the big musical numbers involving Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell’s characters as they sing and dance in the middle of the road. It also features Octavia Spencer, whose character hasn’t been disclosed yet.

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A reimagining of the Charles Dickens classic, the Spirited movie will feature Ryan Reynolds for the leading role along with Will Ferrell as Ghost of Christmas Present. Joining them are Sunita Mani as Past, Patrick Page, Aimee Carrero, Joe Tippett, Marlow Barkley, and Jen Tullock.

A Christmas Carol is the famous tale of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. There have been many feature adaptations of the story, including Bill Murray’s Scrooged, The Muppet Christmas Carol, Jim Carrey’s 2009 animated take from Robert Zemeckis, and the 1984 film starring Oscar winner George C. Scott.

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Spirited is written and directed by Sean Anders and John Morris, who are reuniting with Ferrell after working together on Daddy’s Home. It is produced by Anders, Morris, Ferrell, Reynolds, Jessica Elbaum, and George Dewey, with Gloria Sanchez Productions, Maximum Effort, and Two Grown Men producing.

Ferrell and Reynolds both previously appeared in the Richard Nixon/White House comedy Dick in 1999 but shared no scenes and haven’t properly collaborated before.


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