STUDIOCANAL and Blueprint pictures have dropped the teaser trailer and artwork alongside first look images from Gil Kenan’s highly anticipated magical adventure, ‘A Boy Called Christmas’.
Adapted from the bestselling book by Matt Haig, the film tells the story of an ordinary young boy called Nikolas as he sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse, Nikolas soon meets his destiny in this magical, comic and endearing story that proves nothing is impossible…
Stephen Merchant (Jojo Rabbit, Fighting With My Family, Logan) has joined the cast, voicing hero Nikolas’ outspoken pet mouse, Miika. He joins Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey, Harry Potter), Jim Broadbent (Paddington 1 & 2, The Iron Lady), Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water, Paddington 1 & 2), Toby Jones (Infamous, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Michiel Huisman (The Haunting of Hill House, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society), Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids, Wonder Woman 1984), Zoe Colletti (Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark) and newcomer Henry Lawfull.
The film is released in 2021.