A Boy Called Christmas Movie

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A Boy Called Christmas movie production status is currently Post-Production

December 15, 2019 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added.

Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

November, 2021 (Netflix)


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

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


"Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" , "Captain America: The First Avenger"  

"Godzilla: King of the Monsters" , "Layer Cake"  

"2:22" , "The Last Right"  


"Downton Abbey 2" , "Gnomeo and Juliet"  

"Captain Marvel"  


"Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar" , "Where'd You Go Bernadette?"  

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. December 2019: The film was in Post-Production status.
  2. April 2019: The film was in Production status.
  3. 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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