March 31, 2023

Sleigh it isn’t so! Scott Calvin, a.ok.a. Santa Claus, reveals that he’s determined to retire within the first teaser for The Santa Clauses, which debuted on the D23 Expo on September 10. He begins interviewing candidates for his substitute, together with Peyton Manning. The collection will premiere on November 16.

The Santa Clause turned an immediate vacation traditional when it hit theaters in 1994. Over almost 30 years, The Santa Clause has spawned two sequels and can quickly be a TV collection. Tim Allen is reprising his iconic function in a Disney+ Authentic collection, together with different acquainted faces from the unique trilogy.

The Santa Clause movies are a Christmas staple yearly for households across the globe. The brand new comedy collection is bound to seize our hearts in the identical method. From who’s returning to what we all know concerning the story, HollywoodLife has rounded up all the most recent updates about The Santa Clause collection.

Tim Allen as Scott Calvin/Santa Claus. (Everett Assortment)

Solid & Crew


Tim Allen can be again as Scott Calvin for The Santa Clause collection. The actor made his debut because the character who turns into Santa Claus within the 1994 unique movie. He returned for sequels The Santa Clause 2 and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause. All three films grossed over $100 million on the field workplace, with the primary film making essentially the most at $189.8 million. Tim can even function an govt producer of the collection.

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As of proper now, solely two characters from the earlier films are confirmed to return. One is Elizabeth Mitchell, who performs Santa’s spouse, Carol, who turns into Mrs. Claus. On the finish of the third film, Carol gave delivery to a son named Buddy.

On July 27, Deadline reported that David Krumholtz, who performed Head Elf Bernard within the first two Santa Clause films, can be returning for The Santa Clause collection. David reposted the information on his Instagram web page and wrote, “YOU, THE FANS 100% MADE THIS HAPPEN! THANK YOU!! Woohoo!” He additionally shared a behind-the-scenes video of himself again in character as Bernard.

“Couldn’t be extra proud so as to add one other chapter to my ‘The Santa Clause’ profession this fall in ‘THE SANTA CLAUSES’ on @disneyplus. I believe you’re going to adore it! I beloved each minute of revisiting this character, together with this second, when the hair crew pinned my wig on for the primary time. Tune in!” he wrote. In his remark, David mentions that the collection is titled The Santa Clauses, however Disney has not confirmed this title but.

Kal Penn has joined the forged of The Santa Clause collection, based on Deadline. He’ll play Simon Choksi, an “formidable sport inventor and product developer and a loyal single father. Simon can discuss the tech-mogul discuss however can’t stroll the stroll, and his desires of being the subsequent Bezos falls drastically quick. However all that modifications after a go to to the North Pole.”

There are a variety of fan-favorite actors who starred within the earlier films that haven’t been introduced to return. These actors embody Eric Lloyd, who performed Scott’s eldest son Charlie Calvin, and Spencer Breslin, who performed Curtis the Elf in The Santa Clause 3.


The showrunner/govt producer of The Santa Clause collection is Jack Burditt, finest identified for his work on Final Man Standing, 30 Rock, Trendy Household, Frasier, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Kevin Hench, Richard Baker, Rick Messina, and Jason Winer are additionally govt producers. Jason can even be directing the present.

Tim Allen and Eric Lloyd in ‘The Santa Clause.’ (Everett Assortment)

Jack created the comedy collection Final Man Standing, which Tim starred in for 9 seasons. The Santa Clause collection reunites Jack, Kevin, and Tim, who all labored collectively on Final Man Standing.


The official synopsis for The Santa Clause collection reads: “Scott Calvin is on the point of his sixty fifth birthday and realizing that he can’t be Santa perpetually. He’s beginning to lose a step in his Santa duties, and extra importantly, he’s bought a household who may gain advantage from a life within the regular world, particularly his two youngsters who’ve grown up on the Pole. With numerous elves, youngsters, and household to please, Scott units out to discover a appropriate substitute Santa whereas getting ready his household for a brand new journey in a life south of the pole.”

Elizabeth Mitchell
Elizabeth Mitchell as Carol Calvin/Mrs. Claus. (Everett Assortment)

Launch Date

The Santa Clauses may have a two-episode premiere on November 16. The collection was formally introduced in January 2022. Manufacturing started in March 2022 and passed off in Los Angeles.