It may just be September, but it is never too early to start getting excited about the holiday season. It’s always fun to think about the gifts you’ll buy, the delicious food you’ll indulge in, and the Christmas shows and movies that will make your days merrier.
This holiday season, Disney is bringing back the nostalgia and releasing a brand-new series based on the first family of Christmas — The Santa Clauses. The Santa Clauses follows Scott Calvin — AKA Santa Claus — as he goes on the search for the perfect person to replace him as Father Christmas.
This weekend, at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California, Disney shared more information on the new series, including a premiere date! The Santa Clauses will premiere on Disney+ on November 16.
If that wasn’t exciting enough, Disney also released the first official trailer for the series, which you can watch below.
Here is more information on the fun and festive new series coming to Disney+:
Scott Calvin is back! After being Santa Claus for nearly thirty years, he’s as jolly as ever. But as Christmas declines in popularity, so does his Santa magic. Scott struggles to keep up with the demands of the job, as well as being there for his family. Upon discovering there is a way to retire from his post, Scott considers stepping down as Santa Claus and finding a worthy successor so that he can become a better father and husband.
The Santa Clauses will also star Elizabeth Mitchell — reprising her role as Mrs. Claus — Kal Penn will play game designer Simon Choski, Austin Kane will appear as Cal, Elizabeth Allen Dick will play Sandra, Devin Bright will play Santa’s elf helper Noel, and Matilda Lawler will play Santa’s right-hand elf, Betty.
The film will also introduce a Christmas witch, played by Laura San Giacomo, and, much to the delight of fans, David Krumholtz will return to reprise his role as Bernard — the head elf in the first two films.
Again, The Santa Clauses will premiere on Disney+ on November 16.