The Disney+ limited series, which is based on the Christmas film franchise, debuts on November 16.
In the first trailer for Disney+’s The Santa Clauses, Father Christmas is prepared to hang up his sleigh.
At Disney’s D23 convention in Anaheim, California, the trailer for the upcoming limited series based on the Santa Clause movie series debuted on Saturday. Before the project debuts on Nov. 16, the advertisement updates viewers on Tim Allen’s Santa Claus character Scott Calvin, who has turned 65 and chosen to find someone to take over for him while he focuses on enjoying some relaxation.
Allen informs the elves in the trailer, “I, Santa Claus, have decided to retire for the good of Christmas and for the benefit of my family. Allen cracks a joke after observing their heartbroken expressions, “We have a grief counsellor, right?”
In the video, Allen is seen interviewing potential replacements, including Peyton Manning, a quarterback with a Hall of Fame resume. When informed that he has been selected for an interview to play Santa Claus, Manning makes a dig at his former adversary Tom Brady by shouting, “Yes! Can’t wait to slap Brady in the face with this.
The Santa Clause TV series, which is a continuation of the film series that began in 1994 with the first The Santa Clause and last appeared in theatres in 2006 with The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, was introduced by Allen at D23. At a significant event in Anaheim close to Disney, I dropped the first tease for the new Santa series,” Allen tweeted. went up stage and shocked the audience with it.
David Krumholtz, who plays Bernard, the previous lead elf for Santa Claus, is one of the cast members seen in the video. Krumholtz, who has already spoken out against his absence from the third movie, posted a photo of himself on Instagram with the comment, “Miss me?” to mark his comeback to the franchise.
Eric Lloyd, Kal Penn, and Elizabeth Mitchell are all cast members. Along with showrunner Jack Burditt, Kevin Hench, Richard Baker, and Rick Messina, Allen serves as an executive producer.
The popular Tim Allen-starring limited series The Santa Clauses will debut on Wednesday, Nov. 16, with its first two episodes, according to a Disney+ announcement made on Saturday at the D23 Expo.
According to the official logline, Scott is “on the verge of his 65th birthday and understanding that he can’t play Santa forever” in The Santa Clauses. He is beginning to slack off in his role as Santa, but more importantly, he has a family that would benefit from living in the real world, especially his two children who have grown up at the North Pole. While preparing his family for a new year, Scott sets out to find a good replacement Santa because he has a lot of elves, kids, and family to satisfy.
In the 1994 film The Santa Clause, Allen played Scott Calvin in the lead role. The family-friendly movie went on to earn nearly $200 million at the box office and gave rise to two sequels: The Santa Clause 2 (released in 2002), which featured Mitchell as Scott’s potential wife Carol, and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (released in 2006). (which featured Martin Short as Jack Frost). Disney+ has the entire trilogy available for streaming.
The property is being brought back as a limited series fifteen years later, with Last Man Standing creator Jack Burditt serving as showrunner. Along with veteran LMS members Kevin Hench, Richard Baker, and Rick Messina, he will executive produce.
The Santa Clauses premieres Nov. 16 on Disney+. The trailer is below.