September 26, 2009 06:56:24 GMT
Director Robert Zemeckis and stars Jim Carrey and Colin Firth talk about the upcoming 3-D re-invention of Charles Dickens' timeless tale.
In an effort to promote "A Christmas Carol (2009)", Walt Disney Pictures has released a brand new featurette for the 3-D animation. Presenting many never-before-seen footage, the promo video debuted at Moviefone shares the vision of the film's stars and crew in making the movie. Director Robert Zemeckis, star Jim Carrey and producer Steve Starkey are among those featured in the footage.
Set around the most joyous day of the year, this 3-D re-invention of Charles Dickens' timeless tale is brought into the big screen by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis. Jim Carrey takes a multitude of roles from the main character Scrooge to the ghosts haunting Scrooge. Gary Oldman, Bob Hoskins, Colin Firth and Robin Wright Penn also lend their voices.
"A Christmas Carol" revolves around Ebeneezer Scrooge who must deal with Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they try to bring kindness to his otherwise cold heart. In an eye-opening journey that reveals truths the old man is forced to open his heart to undo years of ill will before it's too late. The film will be released in Disney Digital 3-D and IMAX 3-D on November 6.
The movie will have its world premiere celebrated on November 3 which will take place at London's Leicester Square. Carrey, Firth, Penn, Hoskins and filmmaker Zemeckis are expected to join the festivity that includes a history-making coordinated Christmas Lights Switch-On. The premiere event is in support of the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.