There is a second season of The Santa Clauses in the works for Disney+. The news comes as the final episode of the first season arrived on Disney’s streaming service. Disney Legend Tim Allen will executive-produce and continue in the role of Santa/Scott Calvin and Elizabeth Mitchell will reprise her role as Mrs. Claus/Carol. Both originated these roles in the Walt Disney Pictures’ The Santa Clause franchise. The original movie debuted in 1994. Tim Allen debuted as Santa/Scott Calvin in the first movie in 1994 and Elizabeth Mitchell took on the role of Mrs. Claus/Carol in 2002’s The Santa Clause 2.
“This franchise has had a lasting impact for so many families, truly becoming part of their annual holiday traditions,” said Ayo Davis, president, Disney Branded Television. “Bringing it back as a series has been a true gift, and I’m grateful to our producing partners at 20thTelevision and, of course, Tim Allen and team, that we have yet another reason to celebrate this holiday season.”
Alongside Allen, award-winning Jack Burditt will continue as executive producer and showrunner, and, Kevin Hench, Richard Baker, and Rick Messina will serve as executive producers along with Jason Winer and Jon Radler for Small Dog Picture Company.
Tim Allen Bio
Allen, whose popularity skyrocketed as the star of the top-rated ABC series “Home Improvement,” earned numerous awards for his role of Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor, including a Golden Globe in 1994 and The People’s Choice Award for eight consecutive years from 1992-1999. Allen also starred for nine seasons on the hit series “Last Man Standing.” In 1995, the multi-talented actor lent his voice to Buzz Lightyear in Pixar’s first computer animated film, “Toy Story.” He reprised the iconic role as the arrogant, yet lovable, space action figure in two sequels, 1999’s “Toy Story 2” and 2010’s “Toy Story 3.” He also appeared as the character in a number of “Toy Story” short films including “Hawaiian Vacation,” “Small Fry” and “Partysaurus Rex.”
Elizabeth Mitchell Bio
Mitchell, Emmy-nominated for her starring role as Juliet on ABC’s “Lost,” re-teamed with creator JJ Abrams as Rachel on his drama “Revolution.” Additionally, she has appeared as Snow Queen on ABC’s “Once Upon A Time,” followed by the international drama, “Crossing Lines,” and will play the lead protagonist on the upcoming season of “Outer Banks.”
The Santa Clauses Description
In season one of “The Santa Clauses” Scott Calvin returns after being Santa Claus for nearly thirty years, and he’s as jolly as ever. But as Christmas declines in popularity, so does his Santa magic. Scott struggles to keep up with the demands of the job, as well as being there for his family. Upon discovering there is a way to retire from his post, Scott considers stepping down as Santa Claus and finding a worthy successor so that he can become a better father and husband.
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