Tim Allen returns to Disney and the North Pole. The actor-comedian is set to star and executive produce Santa Clause (working title), an original Disney + limited series, in which he will reprise his role as Scott Calvin from the hit Walt Disney Pictures vacation franchise.
In the series, Allen reunites with Jack Burditt, creator of Allen’s hit sitcom Last man standing, who will serve as executive producer and showrunner on The last clause. Last man standing Writer-executive producer Kevin Hench will produce the new series, alongside Allen managers Richard Baker and Rick Messina, who also had EP credits on LMS.
In Disney brand televisions Santa series, produced by 20th Television, Scott Calvin (Allen) is on the verge of his 65th birthday and realizes he can’t be Santa Claus forever. He’s starting to lose a step in his Santa Claus homework, and more importantly, he has a family that could benefit from a life in the normal world, especially his two children who grew up at the Pole. With plenty of elves, children, and family to please, Scott sets out to find a suitable replacement while preparing his family for a new adventure in life on the South Pole.
Production of the series is slated to begin in Los Angeles in March.
Classic Disney Library vacation movie franchises are leveraged for Disney +; Over the past holiday season, the streamer introduced a new Alone at home movie.
Allen won a People’s Choice Award for his portrayal of Santa’s Proxy Scott Calvin with an expanding waistline, rosy cheeks and snow-white mustaches in the 1994 film Santa. He then played the role in two sequels, those of 2002 Santa Claus 2 and 2006 Santa Claus 3: The relief clause. (You can watch a trailer for the third film below.) Allen has reunited with the creative team at Santa make disney Jungle 2 Jungle, and also starred in the Disney remake of The hairy dog in 2006.
Additionally, Allen voices one of the most popular Disney animated characters, Buzz Lightyear, in Pixar. Toy story franchise.
On the television side of Disney, the comedian titled one of ABC’s iconic comedy series, Home improvement. Allen also played for nine seasons on Last man standing, which started on ABC before moving to Fox and was produced by 20th Television.