Candy Cane Lane – TRAILER

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Candy Cane Lane trailer - Eddie Murphy's Christmas movie ...

So with Summer well and truly behind us the countdown to Christmas has begin with the first of the Christmas themed films and starting it all off is the new Eddie Murphy film with the Candy Cane Lane trailer.

Eddie Murphy stars in this holiday comedy adventure about a man on a mission to win his neighbourhood’s annual Christmas home decoration contest. After Chris (Eddie Murphy) inadvertently makes a deal with a mischievous elf named Pepper (Jillian Bell) to better his chances of winning, she casts a magic spell that brings the 12 Days of Christmas to life, and wreaks havoc on the whole town. At the risk of ruining the holidays for his family, Chris, his wife Carol (Tracee Ellis Ross), and their three children must race against the clock to break Pepper’s spell, battle deviously magical characters, and save Christmas for everyone.

The film reunites the actor and comedian with director Reginald Hudlin and producer Brian Grazer for the first time since 1992’s ‘Boomerang’ a film about a successful executive and womanizer finds his lifestyle choices have turned back on him when his new female boss turns out to be an even bigger deviant than he is – and frankly its a film that could never been made after the #TimesUp movement

Starring alongside Murphy is Tracee Ellis Ross, Jillian Bell (excellent in the underrated, ‘Brittany runs a marathon’ reviewed here), Thaddeus J. Mixson, Ken Marino, Nick Offerman, Robin Thede, Chris Redd, Genneya Walton, Madison Thomas, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Lombardo Boyar, D.C. Young Fly, Danielle Pinnock, Timothy Simons, Riki Lindhome, Stephen Tobolowsky

Candy Cane Lane Premieres Globally on Prime Video 1st December 2023

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Here’s Candy Cane Lane trailer….

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