According To Variety’s Justin Kroll SNL alum Bill Hader is set to co-star with Anna Kendrick in the Christmas film Nicole.
The story revolves around Santa’s daughter, presumably the titular Nicole, who is forced to take over the family business when her father retires and brother ends up getting cold feet prior to his first big Christmas Eve flight. Hader will play said brother.
The movie which has no relation to the Tim Allen trilogy of Santa Claus films is being written and directed by Marc Lawrence (Miss Congeniality). With Susanne Todd producing and Louie Provost overseeing the production. The film is expected to start production this fall.
the Disney company loves working with Bill Hader he has voiced characters in such films as Monsters University, Inside Out, The BFG, and most recently Finding Dory. Hader was also apart of The Good Dinosaur voice cast before the film was reworked with a new script and director. Disney is all in when it comes to holiday films as the compnay has the Nutcracker and the Four Realms set for November 2018, and Dashing Through The Snow starring Kevin Hart.