The Man Who Invented Christmas — Trailer

source:   bleeckerstreetmedia.com

added: Tue, Sep 5th '17

"Beauty and the Beast" star Dan Stevens portrays legendary 19th-century English author Charles Dickens in the first official trailer for the light-hearted period drama "The Man Who Invented Christmas."

Also starring Oscar-winner Christopher Plummer as the famed literary character Ebenezer Scrooge whose catchphrase "humbug" became an iconic Christmastime expression, the film tells the story of how a then-struggling novelist Charles Dickens (Stevens) wrote what would eventually become the greatest Christmas tale of all-time: 1843's "A Christmas Carol."

Directed by British-Indian director Bharat Nalluri (Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Tsunami: The Aftermath) and co-starring Morfydd Clark, Miriam Margolyes, and Jonathan Pryce, the film is based on the book by Les Standiford.

"The Man Who Invented Christmas" is hitting theaters November 22nd.

synopsis:
The Man Who Invented Christmas tells the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from A Christmas Carol.

Directed by Bharat Nalluri (Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day), the film shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today.

 

directed by   Bharat Nalluri

starring   Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Morfydd Clark, Miriam Margolyes, Jonathan Pryce

release date   November 22, 2017

 
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