Phylicia Rashad, Forest Whitaker star in trailer for Netflix movie ‘Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey’
Anika Noni Rose, Keegan-Michael Key, and Madalen Mills are part of the all-star cast of the Netflix holiday flick
Now that fall has officially arrived, it’s already time to start thinking about the holidays and Netflix has dropped the trailer for their seasonal offering, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey.
The musical features an all-star cast that includes Forest Whitaker, Madalen Mills, Keegan-Michael Key, Sharon Rose, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Ricky Martin, Kieron Dyer, Justin Cornwell, Lisa Davina Phillip, and Hugh Bonneville and looks like it might be the next great Christmas classic.
The film features new music from Usher, Kiana Ledé, and John Legend among others, and based on the teaser, it’s full of some pretty dramatic moments.
Check out the official synopsis:
A musical adventure and a visual spectacle for the ages, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a wholly fresh and spirited family holiday event. Set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, the film follows legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker) whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. But when his trusted apprentice (Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key) steals his most prized creation, it’s up to his equally bright and inventive granddaughter (newcomer Madalen Mills) — and a long-forgotten invention — to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within.
From the imagination of writer-director David E. Talbert and featuring original songs by John Legend, Philip Lawrence, Davy Nathan, and “This Day” performed by Usher and Kiana Ledé, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey reminds us of the strength of family and the power of possibility.
Rashad has been popping up all over our screens lately. She’s also starring alongside Mamoudou Athie in the new film Black Box, out today. The terrifying thriller is executive produced by Insecure star Jay Ellis and is part of the new Welcome to the Blumhouse, a program of eight unsettling, genre movies hitting Amazon this month.
Jingle Jangle premiers globally November 13 on Netflix.
Check out the teaser:
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