Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey – Forest Whitaker Interview - Director, Producer & Writer David E. Talbert – Producers Lyn Sisson-Talbert, John Legend & Mike Jackson Executive Producer Ty Stiklorius – Netflix Choreographer Ashley Wallen
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a 2020 American Christmas musical fantasy film written and directed b...
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a 2020 American Christmas musical fantasy film written and directed by David E. Talbert. Choreographed by Ashley Wallen. It stars Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Hugh Bonnevile, Anika Noni Rose, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Davina Phillip, Ricky Martin, and introducing Madalen Mills.
An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.
Decades after his trusted apprentice betrayed him, a once-joyful toymaker finds new hope when his kind and curious granddaughter comes into his life.
On December 7, 2017, Netflix bought a pitch from David E. Talbert entitled Jingle Jangle, with Talbert signed on to write and direct the Christmas musical. On September 17, 2018, it was announced that John Legend and Mike Jackson signed on as producers alongside David E. Talbert, and Lyn Sisson-Talbert for Brillstein Entertainment Partners. Ty Stiklorius will executive produce. In October 2018, Forest Whitaker joined the cast of the film. In April 2019, Keegan-Michael Key, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, and Madalen Mills joined the cast. In July 2019, Hugh Bonneville joined the cast. In October 2020, it was revealed that Ricky Martin joined the cast.
The film's musical score includes songs by John Legend and Philip Lawrence.
The film was released on Netflix on November 13, 2020.