The Taboo boys are help on FX with one other odd project — a gritty movie model of A Christmas Carol, with Man Pearce as an exceptionally putrid Scrooge, F-words, and shadows so darkish it is going to be laborious to evaluate what’s occurring. This is in a position to be lovely, or it is going to be dreadful! Either formulation, it is presumably rate gazing. It premieres Dec. 19, FX announced Wednesday.
A Christmas Carol became as soon as at the muse slated as a three-share particular however will now air on FX as a movie in its entirety (it is three hours and fifteen minutes together with business breaks). The distinction is written by Stephen Knight, whose involvement right here does no longer relieve us know whether or no longer this will perchance be lovely or unsuitable, on legend of he’s accountable for the very lovely Peaky Blinders moreover to the very unsuitable See. It’s directed by Cut Murphy and executive-produced by Knight, Tom Hardy, Ridley Scott, Dean Baker, David W. Zucker and Kate Crowe.
Along with Pearce, the forged entails Andy Serkis as the Ghost of Christmas Previous, Stephen Graham as Jacob Marley, Joe Alwyn as Bob Cratchit, and Vinette Robinson as Mary Cratchit.
A Christmas Carol premieres Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7:30/6:30c on FX.
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