Will Ferrell gets back to his Christmas 'Elf'-ish roots alongside Ryan Reynolds in new 'Spirited' trailer

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Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell successful  'Spirited.'

CNN  — 

Ryan Reynolds has the assistance of a vacation favourite to get into the ‘spirit’ of the play this twelvemonth – nary different than “Elf” prima Will Ferrell.

The brace header the caller Apple TV+ Christmas movie “Spirited,” for which a teaser was released connected Wednesday.

In it, the comedic duo commencement disconnected pat dancing to a festive track, earlier appearing successful a Dickensian thoroughfare country evocative of aged England.

From there, Ferrell takes Reynolds done assorted settings and clip periods, earlier introducing himself arsenic the Ghost of Christmas Present.

“Like ‘A Christmas Carol’?” Reynolds responds, successful his trademark incredulous tone.

And indeed, “Spirited” is an updated instrumentality connected the classical vacation fable, with “Free Guy” prima Reynolds stepping successful arsenic the initially misanthropic Ebeneezer Scrooge.

The movie besides stars Oscar victor Octavia Spencer, who appears but is sadly not heard successful this archetypal teaser.

“Spirited” is acold from the archetypal cinematic adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, which has seen adjacent countless iterations dating arsenic acold backmost arsenic 1938. More caller versions see the acheronian and gothic 2019 miniseries “A Christmas Carol” starring Guy Pearce and Andy Serkis, and going a small further back, the zany introduction “Scrooged” from 1988 starring Bill Murray, Bobcat Goldthwait and Carol Kane.

“Spirited” volition debut successful theaters connected November 11 earlier streaming globally connected Apple TV+ connected November 18.