Will Ferrell is opening up about his new Apple+ holiday musical Spirited.The 55-year-old actor spoke with WSJ. Magazine's December/January issue about the Charles Dickens adaptation, which costars Ryan Reynolds and Octavia Spencer.The Irvine, California-born star said that the movie's director and co-writer Sean Anders pitched the film as 'a reimagining of A Christmas Carol, but this time it’s from the ghost perspective, and it’s a crisis of faith, and it’s not the usual Scrooge is visited by the ghosts and wakes up the next day rejuvenated.' The latest: Will Ferrell, 55, opened up about his new Apple+ holiday musical Spirited to WSJ.
Magazine's December/January issue. The Charles Dickens adaptation costars Ryan Reynolds and Octavia SpencerFerrell said the storyline centers around a group of 'these guys, led by (his character) Christmas Present' who examine if the concept of redemption is even working anymore.'Then Sean was like, "Oh, and it’s a musical,"' Ferrell told the publication. 'And I go, "Oh." Then within five minutes, I was like, "Yeah - of course, it’s a musical.
Yeah, we have to do this."' The Saturday Night Live alum went into detail about rehearsing for the dance sequences in film with Reynolds, who plays the role of Clint Briggs.'Cut to us in seven weeks of rehearsals and a month just doing the pre-records.
It was just crazy...' Ferrell said. 'There was tons of anxiety, but that’s where it was just great to be in the same foxhole together with Ryan and go, "This is nuts, right?" Ferrell said the storyline centers around a group of 'these guys, led by (his character) Christmas Present' who examine if the concept of redemption is even working anymore He appears opposite Reynolds, who plays the role of Clint.Read more on dailymail.co.uk