Weirdly, the script was penned by Nick Schenk, who might be greatest identified for writing a number of latter-day Clint Eastwood motion pictures, together with Cry Macho, The Mule, and Gran Torino – so hopefully outdated man Ralphie isn’t a racist cranky-pants with a rating to settle. We’re additionally getting one thing known as Vacation Concord, and A Hollywood Christmas a couple of filmmaker who clashes with a “good-looking community government.” Then there’s A Christmas Thriller, which is reportedly about “a gaggle of intrepid children” who’ve to research the case of Santa’s lacking jingle bells, which we guarantee you will not be a euphemism.
Look, all of us like watching TV across the holidays, however it’s form of a bummer that HBO Max retains cancelling highly-anticipated tasks like Batgirl, and likewise straight-up deleting outdated exhibits, however is clearly making a play to compete with the Hallmark Channel and Netflix, who routinely churn out cloyingly sentimental, cut price basement vacation content material. Looking back, perhaps Batgirl wouldn’t have been shelved if Barbara Gordon had been performed by Candace Cameron Bure.
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