O Disney+ released the first promotional image of the series ‘my daddy is claus‘, based on the classic 1994 film.
The image brings the return of Tim Allen and Elizabeth Mitchellwho will reprise their roles as Scott Calvin/Santa and Carol/Mummy, and introduce the production’s new cast.
Austin Kane, Rupali Redd and Devin Bright will also star in the series.
Jason Winerknown for his work on works such as ‘The Big Leap’ and ‘Modern Family’ (which earned him Emmy Award nominations), will direct and executive produce.
In the plot:
“Scott Calvin is about to turn 65 and realizes he can’t be Santa Claus forever. He’s starting to fall short of his duties as Santa and, more importantly, he has a family that could benefit from a life in the normal world, especially his two children who grew up in the North Pole. With plenty of elves, children and family to please, Scott sets out in search of a suitable Santa surrogate as he prepares his family for a new adventure in a life down south.”
Jack Burditt will serve as showrunner in addition to executive producing.
Filming is scheduled to begin in the coming months in Los Angeles.
Released in 1994, the original film grossed nearly $200 million worldwide, securing two sequels’My Santa is Claus 2‘ (2002) and ‘My Santa is Claus 3‘ (2006).