A Boy Called Christmas Movie

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A Boy Called Christmas movie production status is currently Completed

October 1, 2021 • Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

Who's Involved:

Kristen Wiig, Michiel Huisman, Henry Lawfull, Toby Jones, Ol Parker, Jim Broadbent, Maggie Smith, Pete Czernin, Sally Hawkins, Gil Kenan, Graham Broadbent, Rune Temte, Zoe Colletti, Indica Watson

Release Date:

November, 2021 (Netflix)

peril, action and thematic elements

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Eleven-year-old Nikolas, nicknamed Christmas because we was born on Christmas Day, has received only one toy in his life: a doll carved out of a turnip. But he's happy with his turnip doll, because it came from his parents, who love him. Then one day his widower father goes missing, and Nikolas must travel to the North Pole to save him. The story evolves into magical tale evolving elves, reindeers and a quest.

paraphrased plot formulation from deadline.com

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Who stars in A Boy Called Christmas: Cast List

"Six Minutes To Midnight" , "The Legend of Tarzan"  


"The Electrical Life of Louis Wain" , "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom"  

"Spencer" , "Wonka"  

"Kate" , "2:22"  


"Downton Abbey: A New Era" , "Gnomeo and Juliet"  

"Captain Marvel"  


"Ghostbusters" , "Wonder Woman 1984"  

Who's making A Boy Called Christmas: Crew List

A look at the A Boy Called Christmas behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Gil Kenan last directed Poltergeist and City of Ember. The film's writer Ol Parker last wrote Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.


Gil Kenan


Ol Parker


Graham Broadbent
Pete Czernin

Production Companies

Blueprint Films


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Production: What we know about A Boy Called Christmas?

Key Facts

  1. StudioCanal will release the film in theaters in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, France and China (4/15/19).
  2. Based on the 2015 novel by Matt Haig.

Filming Timeline

  1. October 2021: The film was in Completed status.
  2. December 2019: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. April 2019: The film was in Production status.
  4. Now filming - will shoot in Lapland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and London.

A Boy Called Christmas Release Date: When is the film coming out?

A Boy Called Christmas is coming out in 2021 on November, 2021 (Netflix release).

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