Streaming service Netflix are getting us all in the mood for December 25th following the release of the official trailer for their upcoming original festive film, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey. Written and directed by David E. Talbert, it promises to be a musical adventure and visual spectacle fit for the entire family. Check out the teaser ahead of release below:
Forest Whitaker takes on the role of legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle in the movie, renowned for his fanciful inventions that win a smile from even the coldest of hearts. He stars alongside Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key, who plays his trusted but deceitful apprentice; and young newcomer Madalen Mills, who plays his intelligent granddaughter.
When Jangle's most prized creation is stolen, it's up to his inventive relative to heal old wounds, and reawaken the magic within with the help of a long-forgotten invention.
Sharon Rose, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Ricky Martin, Kieron Dyer, Justin Cornwell, Lisa Davina Phillip and Hugh Bonneville all also star in the movie, which is produced by Lyn Sisson-Talbert, David E. Talbert, Kristin Burr, John Legend, Mike Jackson and David McIlvain.
Atlantic Records have also announced the release of the official soundtrack for the movie, which features songs from John Legend, Philip Lawrence and Davy Nathan. The lead single from the record comes from Usher and Kiana Ledé; you can hear it below:
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey will launch globally on Netflix on November 13th, 2020. The soundtrack for the film is released on the same day.