This week, a brand new limited series, “The Santa Clauses”, launches on Disney+, which sees Tim Allen return as Scott Calvin, who, after being Santa Claus for nearly thirty years, is still 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.
Here are some photos from the first episode:
The series stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin/Santa Claus, Elizabeth Mitchell as Carol/Mrs. Claus, Elizabeth Allen-Dick as Sandra, Devin Bright as Noel, Austin Kane as Cal, Matilda Lawler as Betty, Rupali Redd as Grace and Kal Penn as Simon Choksi.
Award-winning Jack Burditt (“30 Rock,” “Modern Family,” “Frasier,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) is the executive producer and showrunner and Tim Allen, in addition to starring, Kevin Hench (“Last Man Standing”), Richard Baker and Rick Messina will also serve as executive producers along with Jason Winer and Jon Radler for Small Dog Picture Company.
The Disney Branded Television series is a production of 20th Television, a part of Disney Television Studios.
The first two episodes of “The Santa Clauses” are coming to Disney+ on Wednesday, 16th November 2022, with new episodes being released weekly afterwards on Wednesdays for another 4 episodes.