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The musical of the movie SPIRITED by Pasek & Paul adds three new songwriters

by Stewart Cole

Spirited, an upcoming film music adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, has added three new songwriters in addition to the previously announced Pasek and Paul. The film is expected to star Ryan Reynolds as the redesigned Scrooge and Will Ferrell as the Ghost of the Christmas Gift.

Variety reports Rising screenwriters Sukari Jones, Khiyon Hursey and Mark Sonnenblick have been added to the film, who will join Pasek and Paul in writing original music for the new film.

Spirited is scheduled to premiere on Apple TV + during the 2022 holiday season.

The cast also includes Octavia Spencer as a colleague of Reynolds’ Scrooge. Sunita Mani will play Ghost of Christmas Past. Daddy’s Home screenwriters Sean Anders and John Morris write and direct.

The classic tale of redemption has seen many cinematic adaptations, such as Bill Murray, Scrooged and THE MAPPETS Classical musical representation of 1992.

The tale was also refreshed by Disney legend Alan Menken and Tony Award-winning lyricist Lynn Ahrens in a production that ran annually at the Paramount Theater in New York at Madison Square Garden from 1994 to 2003.

A Christmas carol tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly ragged and local lender who is visited by the three Christmas spirits to remind him of the people and events that shaped him, to bring to light his moral shortcomings and to predict the lot. of after. death if he does not learn to love his fellow man.

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