The Christmas Chronicles is a 2018 American Christmas film directed by Clay Kaytis from a screenplay by Matt Lieberman. The film stars Kurt Russell as Santa Claus. It also stars Judah Lewis, Darby Camp, Lamorne Morris, with Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Oliver Hudson. Other stars include Martin Roach and Vella Lovell. The film was released on November 22, 2018, produced by 1492 Pictures and Wonder Worldwide, and distributed by Netflix.
Film received mixed to positive reviews from film critics, who praised Russell’s performance, but criticized the computer-generated effects and camp style.
A sequel, titled The Christmas Chronicles 2, is currently in production, with much of the original cast attached to return.