Netflix has released a trailer for Scrooge: A Christmas Carol, the next animated adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic.
The adaptation is a very traditional animated version, with some cute character designs and some fun animals, but acting as a fairly plain narrative of the narrative.
One of the most recognizable Christmas stories of all time, The Christmas Carol has had several great movie and television versions, but it’s been a long time since one was a big hit.
Scrooge: A Christmas Carol Official Trailer
The current version of the classic story is significantly more colorful than previous versions, as shown in the two-minute trailer for Scrooge: A Christmas Carol, and Netflix promises a supernatural, time-traveling, musical re-creation of the classic Christmas story. re-imagined melodies. ”
Everyone else in London is depicted happily in the trailer because it’s the most wonderful time of the year: Christmas. Scrooge is initially seen pushing aside two young children to walk between them.
Scrooge then informs his employee Bob Cratchit that the ink he used for his job will be withdrawn from his salary (a slight twist on the classic story is that Scrooge scolds Cratchit for using too much coal to heat the office, not too much ink).
Finally, after she walks through the snow to her huge, empty mansion, where she lives alone in anger, the spirit of her deceased business partner confronts her – Jacob Marley, who tells Scrooge about three other ghosts that will visit him during the night.
Evans makes an excellent Scrooge, and judging by the trailer, he’s in desperate need of Christmas happiness. I hope the three souls who come to see him can do their work as usual.
The characters we see in the trailer.
Luke Evans plays Scrooge
Johnny Flynn plays Bob Cratchit
Jonathan Pryce plays Jacob Marley
Olivia Colman plays the ghost of Past Christmas
Trevor Dion plays the spirit of Nicholas Christmas Present
The perfect voice cast for this Scrooge story includes Jessie Buckley as Isabel Fezziwig, Fra Fee as Harry Huffam, Giles Terera as Tom Jenkins, and James Cosmo as Mr. Fezziwig.
The late Leslie Bricusse OBE wrote the music for Scrooge: A Christmas Carol and has had a long career in the industry, receiving two Academy Awards and a Grammy for her work.
Jeremy Holland-Smith (Atonement) also contributed to the film’s soundtrack as arranger and producer. The film is produced by Ralph Kamp, Andrew Pearce and Bricusse, and co-produced by Rebecca Kamp and Gareth Kamp.
Scrooge: A Christmas Carol will hit several theaters on November 18 in the United States. It will be available on December 2 Netflix.