The sequel to the 1983s, which preceded the opening of the original film, which made us realise the many possibilities that incorporated the holidays culture. From "youll shoot your eye out," to "oh fudge," and "it''s a major award," this tale has always been a heartfelt tale that is so popular it has its own 24-hour holiday marathon on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Fans have enthused about Ralphie Parker''s exploits, which was inspired by Jean Shepherd''s novel. Shepherd was the narrator, voicing an adult Ralphie as he looked back on his childhood.
Ralphie has two children who have one family of their own. The original film was set in the 1940s, so we can expect that this new version will take place roughly 30 years later, and it will be published in the 1970s.
Here''s what we know about it.
A Christmas Story Christmas release date
The trailer for HBO Max on November 17 is now available for download.
As of this writing there is no streaming date in the United Kingdom, however, as soon as one is available, you can get it right here.
A Christmas Story Christmas cast
The majority of the original cast will return for this inspired sequel, but there are a few notable family members missing. Darren McGavin, who played Ralphies as a cantankerous but affectionate Old Man, passed away in 2006. Melinda Dillon, who played Ralphies'' mother, retired from acting and is not expected to return in the sequel.
Ralphie, the famous, bright blue-eyed star of the original film, was once again depicted by Peter Billingsley. Although Shepherd narrated the story, he brought us along on his quest to receive the ultimate Christmas present: a Red Ryder pistol. This day, he''s more well-known as a producer and director.
Ian Petrella, who plays Ralphies'' younger brother Randy, hasn''t done anything acting since he played the role in the original film, according to a fun footnote.
Here''s a look at the cast of:
- Peter Billingsley as Ralphie Parker
- Ian Petrella as Randy Parker
- Erinn Hayes as Sandy Parker
- Zack Ward as Officer Scut Farkus
- Scott Schwartz as Flick
- R.D. Robb as Schwartz
- Julianna Layne as Julie
- River Drosche as Mark
A Christmas Story Christmas plot
After growing up and having own children, members of the original cast are unlikely to surprise.
The following is the plot summary:
"The story follows Ralphie, who became an adult, returning to the house on Cleveland Street after giving his kids a special Christmas like the one he had as a child, reconnecting with childhood friends and reconciling his passing. "
Is There a Christmas Story Christmas trailer?
With a sneak peek at a grown-up Ralphie, HBO Max released a teaser that reminds us of the original films'' magic.
A Christmas Story Christmas director
Clay Kurtis, who has been working on many holiday situations since directing the 2018 seasons, directed the 2016s and has an extensive background in animation, including working on popular films such as and.