Kurt Russell To Play Santa Claus For Netflix

Kurt Russell is set to play Santa Claus opposite Judah Lewis (“The Babysitter,”) and Darby Camp (“Big Little Lies”) in an untitled Christmas movie for Netflix.

The story centers on two siblings (Lewis and Camp) who try to prove that Santa is real by catching him on camera. When they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash in Chicago, they have to help get Christmas back on track before it’s ruined

Chris Columbus is producing the live-action and CG combined film which “The Angry Birds Movie” co-helmer Clay Kaytis will direct. Matt Lieberman penned the script from an idea by David Guggenheim. Filming begins January for a Holiday 2018 release.

Source: THR