Tim Allen To Return as ‘The Santa Clause’ In A Sequel Series For Disney+
Oh You better watch out because The Santa Clause is coming back to town and to Disney+ Plus!
That's right, actor-comedian Tim Allen is set to star in and executive produce The Santa Clause as, a Disney+ original limited series, in which he will reprise his role as Scott Calvin from the Walt Disney Pictures holiday franchise.
The story will follow Scott Calvin (Allen) as he is on the brink of his 65th birthday and realizing that he can’t be Santa forever. He’s starting to lose a step in his Santa duties and, more important, he’s got a family who could benefit from a life in the normal world, especially his two kids who have grown up at the Pole. With a lot of elves, children and family to please, Scott sets out to find a suitable replacement Santa while preparing his family for a new adventure in a life south of the Pole.
No word yet whether or not Wendy Crewson, Judge Reinhold or Eric Lloyd are set to return as well as any other supporting cast from the franchise, but from the synopsis I'm sure we will see some version of characters we all remember.
Allen is reuniting with Jack Burditt, creator of Allen’s hit sitcom Last Man Standing, who will serve as executive producer and showrunner on The Santa Clause. Last Man Standing writer-executive producer Kevin Hench will executive produce the new series, alongside Allen’s managers, Richard Baker and Rick Messina who also had EP credits on LMS.
The original film, which starred Tim Allen as The Santa Clause, was released in 1994 where he would win a People’s Choice Award for his portrayal of Scott Calvin, Santa Claus’. Allen then went on to play the role in two sequels, 2002’s The Santa Clause 2 and 2006’s The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause.
Are you excited for the return of Tim Allen's Santa Clause?