A Boy Called Christmas
|A Boy Called Christmas|
|Directed by||Gil Kenan|
|Produced by||Graham Broadbent|
|Screenplay by||Gil Kenan|
|Based on||A Boy Called Christmas|
by Matt Haig
|Music by||Dario Marianelli|
A Boy Called Christmas is an upcoming family film directed by Gil Kenan, based on the book of the same name by Matt Haig. The film will be released theatrically in UK, Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany and China by Studiocanal while Netflix will release the film elsewhere.
A reimagining of the story of Father Christmas, Nikolas is a boy who sets off into the snowy white north in search of his father.
- Jim Broadbent as Father Vodell
- Zoe Colletti as The Truth Pixie
- Sally Hawkins
- Michiel Huisman as Joel
- Toby Jones as Father Topo
- Henry Lawfull as Nikolas
- Maggie Smith as Aunt Carlotta
- Rune Temte as Anders
- Indica Watson as Little Noosh
- Kristen Wiig
- Rishi Kuppa as Little Kip
In April 2019, Gil Kenan was revealed to be directing the film, with Jim Broadbent, Sally Hawkins, Maggie Smith and Kristen Wiig amongst the cast. Filming began that same month, with production set to occur in Lapland, Finland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and London.
- "STUDIOCANAL, Netflix and Blueprint Pictures – A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS". Netflix Media Center. Retrieved 2019-04-15.
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