Elizabeth Hurley, John Cleese and Kelsey Grammer have been solid in Father Christmas Is Back, a household comedy movie now taking pictures in York within the UK. The pic, which hails from MSR Media, is directed by Philippe Martinez (Viktor) and Mick Davis (Modigliani) from a script from David Conolly and Hannah Davis Law (Mothers and Daughters) and Dylanne Corcoran.
The movie is predicated on an authentic thought by Martinez, who additionally produces with Alan Latham from Highfield Grange Studios. Goldfinch’s Kirsty Bell government produces alongside Lee Beasley and Karinne Behr from MSR Media. MSR Media International is repping worldwide rights.
The plot facilities on Caroline Christmas (Hurley), a management freak who wishes nothing greater than an ideal Christmas along with her sisters at her lavish nation manor to atone for the truth that their father deserted the household on December 25th, a few years in the past. When on Christmas Eve their long-lost father arrives at their doorstep along with his new girlfriend, chaos ensues. Through a collection of mishaps and misunderstandings, Caroline uncovers a long-buried household secret. Can the household nonetheless rejoice Christmas collectively in any case?
Nathalie Cox, Talulah Riley, Kris Marshall, Caroline Quentin, April Bowlby, Ray Fearon and Naomi Frederick co-star.
Cox and Grammer lately accomplished taking pictures on MSR Media’s Miss Willoughby and the Haunted Bookshop amid COVID-19 restrictions, proving “that we can continue to make films safely and efficiently,” Martinez mentioned. He added: “We all need uplifting stories to inspire us and a big Christmas comedy like Father Christmas is Back is the perfect antidote to raise our spirits.”