WHO’S IN IT?

Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), Madalen Mills (film debut), Keegan-Michael Key (Keanu), Hugh Bonneville (Paddington), Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls), Phylicia Rashad (Creed), Ricky Martin (Idle Hands)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

David E. Talbert (Almost Christmas), director, writer, producer; Kristin Burr (Christopher Robin), Mike Jackson (Breaking Through), John Legend (United Skates) and Lyn Sisson-Talbert (Baggage Claim), producers; John Debney (The Greatest Showman), composer; Remi Adefarasin (Match Point), cinematographer; Michael Tronick (Hairspray), Joe Galdo (film debut) and Virginia Katz (Dreamgirls), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the town of Cobbleton, legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Whitaker) has his most prized creation stolen by his apprentice (Key), and it is up to Jangle’s bright young granddaughter (Mills) – along with a forgotten old invention – to reignite the magic…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

This is the cheery and festive new family musical we didn’t know we needed in 2020, from its predominantly black cast to some top-notch showstoppers co-written by producer John Legend that have the potential to rival The Greatest Showman.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2020 (AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX)

 

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