Eddie Murphy's Spectacular Holiday Debut in 'Candy Cane Lane' Promises Festive Magic!
Written 5th September 2023 | Subscribe to our Christmas newsletter
Get ready to deck the halls and jingle all the way, because Eddie Murphy is about to sprinkle some serious holiday magic onto your screens! The comedy legend is making his merry debut in a festive flick that's bound to fill your heart with joy.
Mark your calendars for December 1st because that's the day when Candy Cane Lane is set to burst onto Prime Video like a burst of holiday cheer! This yuletide extravaganza promises to set the festive vibes soaring high.
But wait, there's more! Joining Eddie Murphy in this jolly escapade are none other than the fabulous Tracee Ellis Ross from Black-ish, the comedic genius Jillian Bell from Good Burger 2, and the charming Nick Offerman from Parks and Recreation. It's a star-studded celebration, folks!
In Candy Cane Lane, Murphy takes the reins as Chris, a man on a mission to claim victory in his neighborhood's epic Christmas home decoration contest. But here's where the magic kicks in: Chris unintentionally strikes a deal with Pepper, a mischievous elf portrayed by Jillian Bell. And what does Pepper do? She weaves a spell that brings the 12 Days of Christmas to life, turning the town into a holiday rollercoaster!
We're pretty excited for this one.
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Hold onto your stockings because things are about to get wild! With the risk of ruining the most wonderful time of the year for his family, Chris, his lovely wife Carol (played by Ross), and their three spirited children must race against time to break Pepper's enchantment. They'll encounter a parade of mischievously magical characters and embark on a heartwarming journey to save Christmas for everyone.
Directed by the talented Reginald Hudlin and produced by the legendary Brian Grazer (remember the classic Boomerang?), Candy Cane Lane is set to be a cinematic spectacle that will have you believing in the magic of Christmas all over again.
The script, crafted by the creative genius Kelly Younger, draws inspiration from his own cherished holiday memories on Candy Cane Lane in El Segundo, California. It's a story infused with the warmth of nostalgia and the spirit of the season.
Hudlin himself can't contain his excitement, exclaiming, "I can't wait for the world to see Candy Cane Lane. I've wanted to make a Christmas movie my whole life, but I wanted to do something fresh and surprising. Eddie Murphy and this hilarious cast really bring the funny, it's super Christmas-y, and it will hit you right in the feels."
So, mark your calendars, track the countdown, and prepare to be swept away by the enchantment of Candy Cane Lane when it arrives on Prime Video on December 1st. This holiday season, Eddie Murphy and his incredible cast are here to make your spirits bright! Don't miss the festive ride of a lifetime! 🎄🌟