Virtual Press Day Invite | Prime Video's ‘CANDY CANE LANE’
Screenwriter Kelly Younger
Kelly Younger is a multi-talented screenwriter, television writer, and producer. He has worked with industry giants such as Eddie Murphy, Reginald Hudlin, Ron Howard, and Brian Grazer. Kelly's credits include Emmy-nominated and PGA-winning projects, like Candy Cane Lane and Muppets Haunted Mansion. He has also contributed to Disney Animation films, such as Ralph Breaks the Internet and Frozen 2, and worked with studios like Illumination, Skydance Animation, and DreamWorks Animation. Kelly has upcoming projects with Disney+, Apple+, Amazon, and Paramount Animation. He is also an experienced teacher, conducting writing workshops and seminars on fairy tales.
Production Designer Aaron Osborne
Aaron Osborne is an Emmy-award-winning production designer known for his work in film, television, and theater. Some of his notable film credits include Love, Simon, Keanu, and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. He has also designed sets for acclaimed TV series like Constantine and Community. In theater, he has received critical acclaim for his work, including his production Theatre Carnivale. Aaron's passion for the arts has earned him recognition and grants, such as the NEA Grant for Acid Whorehouse and the LA Arts Endowment Grant for Peter Pandemonium.
Director Reginald Hudlin
Director of HOUSE PARTY, BOOMERANG, MARSHALL, THE BLACK GODFATHER; SAFETY. Producer of DJANGO UNCHAINED, BURNING SANDS, the 88th Oscars broadcast, the Emmys, the NAACP Image Awards, the BEAR WITNESS, TAKE ACTION specials and SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO. Writer of BEBE'S KIDS, the BLACK PANTHER comic book and animated series and the Black Movie Soundtrack tribute concerts at the Hollywood Bowl.
Thank you Amazon, Director Reginald Hudlin, Screenwriter Kelly Younger, Production Designer Aaron Osborne for sitting down and talking with me about the upcoming Candy Cane Lane! Check out our interviews above. So excited to share this with you, the movie is an instant Christmas classic.
Eddie Murphy stars in this holiday comedy adventure about a man on a mission to win his neighborhood’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.
Directed by Reginald Hudlin
Written by Kelly Younger
Produced by Brian Grazer, p.g.a., Eddie Murphy, Karen Lunder, p.g.a., Charisse Hewitt-Webster, p.g.a.,
Executive produced by Doug Merrifield
Starring Eddie Murphy, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jillian Bell, 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
Official Teaser Trailer: