Disney’s “The Night before Christmas” will make its official U.S. debut on Christmas Day, the studio announced on Friday.
The movie is based on the animated television series that first aired in 2005 and has grossed more than $2.5 billion in the U.K. It will be available in select theaters across the U-S.
on Dec. 24.
It also stars Chris Pratt, Olivia Wilde, Kate McKinnon, John Cusack, Tom Hiddleston, Zach Galifianakis, and Michael Cera.
The film stars Tom Hanks, Kate Hudson, Bill Hader, Adam Driver, and Kristen Wiig.
Disney said in a statement that the Christmas Day debut of the film marks the company’s largest theatrical launch in 2017.
The company is also launching a slate of new films in 2017, including “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.
2,” “The Jungle Book 2,” and “Frozen 2.”
The film has also earned a B CinemaScore.
“The Nightmare Before Christmas” also marks the return of the franchise to theaters in the United States, which began in the mid-1990s with the original Disney animated film.
The films “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and “Sleeping Beauty” both made their U..
S.-wide debuts in 2017 before moving on to Netflix and other streaming services.
“In fact, the first Nightmare Before Halloween was released on Netflix in 2018,” Disney said.
“It has been a tremendous success, and we’re excited to welcome this movie to theaters around the country.”