Carey Mulligan, Andy Serkis, Daniel Kaluuya and Martin Freeman set “radical retelling” of A Christmas Carol

Screen Daily is reporting that Carey Mulligan (Wildlife) and Black Panther stars Andy Serkis, Daniel Kaluuya and Martin Freeman have signed on to the voice cast of an animated “radical retelling” of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol.

BAFTA-nominated siblings Jacqui and David Morris are directing the feature from a script by David Morris, with the film opening “on a Victorian family preparing a toy theatre for their annual performance of A Christmas Carol, which the grandmother narrates, and enters the imagination of one of the children in the audience as the cardboard stage and the story transform into a dark fantasy realm, adding lyricism and modern dance to the hallowed tale of redemption.”

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“In A Christmas Carol, Dickens wrote one of literature’s most perfectly constructed stories – a simple and moving tale of redemption that has
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