Spirited, Ryan Reynolds’ new holiday film, is set to launch on Apple TV+ on Friday, November 18, 2022, at 3 a.m. ET (tentative time). The film, a modern-day rendition of Charles Dickens’s renowned novella A Christmas Carol, provides viewers with a fresh viewpoint from the Ghost of Christmas.
Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds star in the primary roles, with many others playing significant supporting parts? The film, directed by Sean Anders, was released in select theaters on November 11, 2022, and received largely good reviews from reviewers.
Spirited on Apple TV+ seems like a good watch.
On November 2, 2022, Apple TV unveiled the official trailer for Spirited, providing a glimpse inside the film’s colorful universe filled with humorous and interesting characters. The trailer sets the basic narrative by showing Ferrell’s Ghost of Christmas Present, who has chosen Clint Briggs, a scrooge. Overall, the teaser has a distinct comedic tone that adds a distinctive perspective to Dickens’ beloved story. According to Apple TV+ Press, below is the official summary of the film:
“On Christmas Eve, the Ghost of Christmas Present (Will Ferrell) chooses one evil soul to be redeemed by three spirits. But he chose the wrong Scrooge this season. Clint Briggs (Ryan Reynolds) turns the tables on his ghostly host, forcing Present to reconsider his own past, present, and destiny.”
The description continues:
“In this funny musical variation on the famous Dickens narrative, “A Christmas Carol” is recounted for the first time from the viewpoint of the ghosts. This contemporary version, directed by Sean Anders and written by Sean Anders and John Morris, with original songs by Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and production numbers choreographed by Chloe Arnold, is a sweet and spicy festive delight.”
Based on the trailer and description, audiences may expect a lovely and cheerful Christmas comedy with lots of chuckles. Critics applauded the film’s overall tone, comedy, and performances by the primary actors after its limited theatrical debut on November 11, 2022.
More information about the Spirited cast
Will Ferrell plays the Ghost of Christmas Present in the film Spirited. In the teaser, Ferrell looks funny, showcasing his distinct sense of humor that sets the tone for the picture. The actor will provide an excellent performance. Ferrell is well recognized for his roles in films such as Elf, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, and Land of the Lost, to mention a few. Ryan Reynolds, who played Clint Briggs in Deadpool, co-stars with Ferrell in another major role. Reynolds is similarly excellent in the trailer, and his connection with Ferrell is one of the movie’s primary highlights.
Octavia Spencer as Kimberly, Ali Asghar Shah as Alen, Patrick Page as Jacob Marley, Sunita Mani as Past, and many more make up the supporting cast. Sean Anders, whose credits include Instant Family, Daddy’s Home, Horrible Bosses 2, and many more, directs the film.