or


[05/09/19 - 06:02 AM]
FX and BBC One Partner on New Adaption of Charles Dickens' Classic "A Christmas Carol"
Guy Pearce stars as Ebenezer Scrooge in the project, which also features Andy Serkis, Stephen Graham, Charlotte Riley, Joe Alwyn, Vinette Robinson, Rutger Hauer, Kayvan Novak and Lenny Rush.







CHRISTMAS CAROL, A (FX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series greenlighted
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, May 2019) FX and BBC One are re-teaming with Ridley Scott's Scott Free and Tom Hardy's Hardy Son & Baker on a new three-part special of Charles Dickens' timeless classic A Christmas Carol, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions, and Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama. A Christmas Carol features a star-studded ensemble cast including Guy Pearce (Mary Queen of Scots) playing Ebenezer Scrooge; Andy Serkis (Black Panther) as Ghost of Christmas Past; Stephen Graham (This Is England) as Jacob Marley; Charlotte Riley (Peaky Blinders) as Lottie; Joe Alwyn (The Favourite) as Bob Cratchit; Vinette Robinson (Doctor Who) as Mary Cratchit; Rutger Hauer (True Blood) as the Ghost of Christmas Future; Kayvan Novak (What We Do In The Shadows) as Ali Baba and Lenny Rush (Old Boys) as Tim Cratchit. Produced by FX Productions, Scott Free, and Hardy Son & Baker for BBC One and FX, A Christmas Carol is a unique and original take on the Charles Dickens' iconic ghost story written by Steven Knight (Taboo, Peaky Blinders) and a haunting, hallucinatory, spine-tingling immersion into Scrooge's dark night of the soul. It will be directed by Nick Murphy (The Awakening).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andy Serkis as Ghost of Christmas Past
· Charlotte Riley as Lottie
· Guy Pearce as Ebenezer Scrooge
· Joe Alwyn as Bob Cratchit
· Kayvan Novak as Ali Baba
· Lenny Rush as Tim Cratchit
· Rutger Hauer as Ghost of Christmas Future
· Stephen Graham as Jacob Marley
· Vinette Robinson as Mary Cratchit
CREW INFORMATION:
· Charles Dickens as BOOK
· David W. Zucker as EP
· Dean Baker as EP
· Julian Steven as PROD
· Kate Crowe as EP
· Mona Qureshi as EP
· Nick Murphy as DIR
· Ridley Scott as EP
· Steven Knight as WRTR
· Tom Hardy as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mini-series
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FX Productions
· Hardy Son & Baker
· Scott Free Productions