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Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Phylicia Rashad Set for Netflix Christmas Musical

The new movie will feature songs by John Legend.

Phylicia Rashad in a scene from Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey.
(© Gareth Gatrell/Netflix)

Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Phylicia Rashad, and Anika Noni Rose will star in the new Netflix Christmas musical film Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey. The movie will be released globally on November 13.

Whitaker plays toymaker Jeronicus Jangle, and Key plays the trusted apprentice who steals Jangle's most-prized creation. It's up to Jangle's granddaughter to "reawaken the magic within."

Written and directed by David E. Talbert, the movie has original songs by John Legend, Philip Lawrence, and Davy Nathan. Usher and Kiana Ledé will perform the song "This Day."

Joining Whitaker, Key, Rashad, and Rose in the cast are Madalen Mills, Sharon Rose, Kieron Dyer, Justin Cornwell, Lisa Davina Phillip, and Hugh Bonneville. Lyn Sisson-Talbert, David E. Talbert, Kristin Burr, John Legend, Mike Jackson, and David McIlvain serve as producers.

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