Spirited First Look Reveals Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell in Modern Adaptation of A Christmas Carol

A series of new posters reveal our latest look at Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell and Octavia Spencer in Energetica modern musical version of the festive classic A Christmas Carol. And things look pretty snazzy. revealed via Ryan Reynolds’ official Twitter account, this set of black and white posters showcases the all-star trio as they bring the ancient story of Charles Dickens to life once again. You can see the last look at Energetic down.

The posters show celebrated comedic actors Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds together at last, and Reynolds, in particular, appears to be thoroughly enjoying the experience as he embraces Ferrell in one of the warmest hugs ever photographed. The rest of the posters offer a glimpse of Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, Ryan Reynolds practicing what are sure to be some incredible dance moves, and finally, Will Ferrell smiling. No doubt while remembering that hug from Reynolds mentioned above.


Energetic has been described as “a modern musical reinvention of the classic Christmas ghost story A Christmas Carol.” Of course, Dickens’s original tale is now a beloved classic, telling the story of hot-tempered and self-serving Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly old man who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmases past. Present and future. Being a Christmas Carol, the story ends with Scrooge learning the error of his ways and transforming into a much kinder and gentler person. Oh, spoiler warning for a story that was first published in 1843 and has since become one of the best-known stories of all time.

Directed by Sean Anders and John Morris of daddy’s house, daddy’s house 2, Y instant family fame, the official synopsis of Energetic read; “A musical version of the classic Christmas tale by Charles Dickens. A miserly man who treats everyone around him with terrible selfishness finds himself on a fantastical adventure through the three phases of time: past, present, and future, to find out how he ended up so miserable and alone.”

Ryan Reynolds Found Energetic quite a challenging experience

Energetic It will be directed by Ryan Reynolds as Ebeneezer Scrooge, with Will Ferrell on board as Present, aka the Ghost of Christmas Present, and Octavia Spencer, whose role has yet to be revealed. The rest of the cast includes the likes of Sunita Mani as Past, Aimee Carrero as Nora, Marlow Barkley as Wren, Jen Tullock as Wendy, PJ Byrne as Mr. Alteli, and Joe Tippett.

Reynolds has described Energetic as a great challenge for him. “That’s the end of me on Spirited,” the actor and dead pool Star said when filming wrapped in October last year. “I’m not sure I was ready to say yes to such a challenging film three years ago. Singing, dancing and playing in the sandbox with Will Ferrell made many dreams come true. And this is my second movie with the great Octavia Spencer… Perfect time for a little sabbatical from making movies. I will miss every second of working with this obscenely talented group of creators and artists. These days, kindness matters as much as talent. I have been lucky to work with people who are on a par with both.”

Energetic is scheduled to be released in theaters on November 11, 2022, and then on Apple TV+ on November 18, 2022. It’s certainly all set to become a holiday favorite.

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