Will Ferrell And Ryan Reynolds Cast In Musical Adaptation Of The Christmas CarolPublished on September 23, 2019.
Two of Hollywood’s funniest men are coming together for Christmas!
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell are teaming up for a musical adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens’ holiday story A Christmas Carol.
Sean Anders and John Morris, the men behind Daddy’s Home starring Will Ferrell are set to be writing and directing the project, and while Ferrell and Reynolds are set to star, there are no details about which characters they will play.
“The Christmas Carol” has been remade into a number of film adaptations over the years, including Bill Murray’s 1988 “Scrooged”, 1992’s The Muppet Christmas Carol and 2004’s “A Christmas Carol” starring Kelsey Grammer, Jason Alexander and Jane Krakowski.
For right now, multiple studios are currently bidding on the project, but the film has not found a home yet.
Ferrell’s Gloria Sanchez, Reynolds’ Maximum Effort and Mosaic are producing the musical take on A Christmas Carol, along with Anders and Morris.
Reynolds recently appeared in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw and has Netflix’s Michael Bay action film 6 Underground, Lionsgate’s The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard and Shawn Levy’s Free Guy upcoming. Ferrell’s recent credits include The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, and he is set to star in Downhill, Fox Searchlight’s remake of the 2014 Swedish film Force Majeure.