Santa Clause season 2 is upon us, well nearer to Xmas, as you would expect.
If that wasn’t enough Elf 2 is coming!!!
Who watches Xmas films out of season?
Me and my wife watch The Holiday a lot, even though it is terrible. No idea why…
Santa Clauses season 2
The Calvin family is back at the North Pole, as Scott Calvin (Tim Allen, who else?!) continues his role as Santa Claus.
Allen is to turn his focus to training up his son Cal to eventually take over the “family business.”
Comedian Tracy Morgan, from Saturday Night Live, also joins the cast of in the role of the Easter Bunny!
Jack Burditt will continue as executive producer and showrunner, reports Deadline.
Streaming giant Disney+ revealed that The Santa Clauses will debut with a two-episode special to kick it off on Wednesday, November 8.
It will be followed by new episodes weekly.
Season one of The Santa Clauses was a top 5 most-watched original series on Disney+ by hours streamed from Nov. 3-Dec. 31, 2022,
Movies with Santa as main character
There have been several movies featuring Santa Claus as a central character or as a significant part of the storyline.
Some of the most well-known Santa Claus movies include:
“Miracle on 34th Street” (1947 and 1994): This heartwarming film tells the story of Kris Kringle, who claims to be the real Santa Claus and works at a department store. The 1947 version is a classic, while the 1994 remake has its own charm.
“The Santa Clause” (1994): Starring Tim Allen, this comedy film follows the story of a man who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve. He then finds himself magically recruited to take Santa’s place.
“Elf” (2003): This comedy stars Will Ferrell as Buddy, a human who was raised by elves at the North Pole and embarks on a journey to New York City to find his biological father. Santa Claus plays a significant role in the story.
“Santa Claus: The Movie” (1985): This film explores the origin of Santa Claus, from his early days to his modern role as the bringer of gifts on Christmas Eve.
“The Polar Express” (2004): Based on the beloved children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg, this animated and live-action hybrid film follows a young boy’s magical journey to the North Pole aboard the Polar Express train, where he meets Santa Claus.
“Arthur Christmas” (2011): An animated film that sheds light on how Santa Claus manages to deliver presents to every child in one night with the help of advanced technology and a highly organized operation.
“Fred Claus” (2007): This comedy stars Vince Vaughn as Fred Claus, Santa’s bitter older brother who is forced to help his brother prepare for Christmas after running into financial troubles.
“The Christmas Chronicles” (2018) and its sequel “The Christmas Chronicles 2” (2020): These films, starring Kurt Russell as Santa Claus, follow the adventures of two siblings who team up with Santa to save Christmas.