Eddie Murphy Stars in the Must-See Christmas Film of the Year Candy Cane Lane

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‘Tis the season! With trees decked out and lights twinkling, everyone’s gearing up for a day spent watching beloved Christmas movies. Classics like Elf and Home Alone are already filling screens. This year, joining the holiday spirit is a new movie, Candy Cane Lane. This flick stars the legendary comedian Eddie Murphy as Chris, a character who goes a little overboard to win the neighborhood’s yearly Christmas Light Flight.

The Movie Plot

In this Christmas movie, Eddie Murphy’s character, Chris, is determined to win his neighborhood’s festive decoration contest. But things take a wild turn when he unknowingly strikes a deal with a tricky elf. This mischievous little fella brings the 12 days of Christmas to life, causing chaos in the town.

Chris figures out that this elf, Pepper, has made similar deals before, turning her victims into Christmas figurines! Now, with time ticking away, Chris and his family find themselves in a race against the clock to stop Pepper from wreaking havoc on their beloved town.

The Cast

The cast is just as charming as the story itself! Eddie Murphy leads the way, joined by Tracee Ellis Ross from Black-ish, Jillian Bell of Rough Night fame, and Ken Marino from Wet Hot American Summer.

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There’s also Nick Offerman from Parks and Recreation, Robin Thede from A Black Lady Sketch Show, and Chris Redd from Saturday Night Live. Adding to the charm, Pentatonix will voice the carolers, inhabitants of Kringle’s Christmas village.

A Reunion

This film marks a reunion for Murphy and his Boomerang director, Reginald Hudlin. Talking about Candy Cane Lane’s upcoming release, Hudlin stated that he’s pumped about the comedic prowess brought by Eddie Murphy and the fantastic cast.

He promises a super Christmassy vibe that’ll hit you right in the feels. This holiday treat premiered on December 1 on Prime Video, kicking off the start of the festive season.