One of your favorite Christmas songs is becoming an animated movie!
Mariah Carey just announced that her iconic Christmas song “All I Want For Christmas Is You” is turning into an animated movie. Production has begun on the film which features a voiceover cast of Henry Winkler, Phil Morris, Lacey Chabert, Breanna Yde, Laya Hayes and Keiko Agena.
I am thrilled to be able to bring the story of my favorite Christmas song to new generations of families with my upcoming new animated movie, Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You. You’re the first to hear about this exciting news! Don’t forget to follow @AllIWantMovie for more updates. #AllIWantMovie
According to The Hollywood Reporter, in addition to her executive producer role alongside her manager Stella Bulochnikov, Mariah will also be the films narrator.
The film will be based off of Carey’s 2015 children’s book of the same name. Yde will voice a young Carey who wants a puppy named Princess for Christmas but most prove responsibility first by dog sitting a dog named Jack who is quite the handful.
Since being released in 1994, “All I Want For Christmas” has been a holiday main stay, annually increasing in streams and sales. As for Mariah, she is happy that she gets “to bring the story of the song to new generations of families.”