Netflix announces cast for ‘That Christmas’

Brian Cox to voice Santa in upcoming animated feature film

Jingle All the Way… Brian Cox to Bring Santa Claus to Life in Netflix’s That Christmas

As the animation studio behind That Christmas, working alongside our friends at Locksmith Animation, DNEG Animation couldn’t be more excited that acting legend Brian Cox has joined the cast!

That Christmas is adapted from the children’s book series by BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated writer and director Richard Curtis. Due later this year, the film marks the directorial debut of animation veteran Simon Otto (Love, Death & Robots, How to Train Your Dragon).

Check out these new stills from the movie:

Alongside Cox, Fiona Shaw, Jodie Whittaker and Bill Nighy have also joined the film as the residents of a charming seaside town where things turn upside down one Christmas. Other voice stars include Lolly Adefope, Alex Macqueen, Katherine Parkinson, Sindhu Vee, India Brown, Zazie Hayhurst, Sienna Sayer, Jack Wisniewski, Rosie Cavaliero, Paul Kaye, Guz Khan, Andy Nyman, Kuhu Agarwal, Bronte Smith, Freddie Spry, Ava Talbot and Rhys Darby.

We are excited to be a part of this Christmas delight in collaboration with Netflix & Locksmith Animation!

Read more about the announcement here.
And find out more about DNEG Animation’s work here.




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