A Christmas Carol Musical With Ryan Reynolds And Will Ferrell To Hit Apple

So, I heard Ryan Reynolds sing once. It was in a clip of the South Korean version of The Masked Singer, and as charming as Reynolds is as an actor or comedic presence, I’m not sure I could see him carry an entire musical. Well, tough s**t, self, because that’s kinda what we’re getting with A Christmas Carol.

According to THR, Reynolds is teaming up with Will Ferrell to star in a reimagining, and at present, Apple is in negotiations to pick it up, meaning that it will likely air on Apple TV+ (though a theatrical release is not out of the question).

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Taking the helm of this Christmas classic are Sean Anders and John Morris, who have directed both Daddy’s Home movies, which Ferrell also starred in. Ferrell and Reynolds will also act as producers under their respective Gloria Sanchez and Maximum Effort banners, along with Jessica Elbaum and George Dewey. Anders and Morris are also producing under their Two Grown Men label.

While there were no details surrounding the circumstances of the deal, this project was at the center of a bidding war, in which Apple was reported to have “moved aggressively as it seeks to make an impact in the original features space.”

So, what do you think of all this? Can Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell carry tunes well enough? Watch the clip from The Masked Singer down below and let us know.

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Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and contributor at LRM Online. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.

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