Netflix Buys ‘Jingle Jangle’ Pitch From ‘Almost Christmas’ Filmmaker David E. Talbert


Netflix has snapped up Jingle Janglea pitch from Almost Christmas filmmaker David E. Talbert which the streaming service will launch as a family holiday musical feature.

Jingle Jangle follows an embattled toymaker, his precocious granddaughter, and a magical invention, that if they can get it to work in time for the holidays, could change their lives forever. Talbert is set to write, direct and produce with Lyn Sisson-Talbert and Brillstein Entertainment Partners also producing.

Last year, Talbert’s Almost Christmas made $42.5M at the holiday B.O. The filmmaker’s most recent pic, El Camino Christmas, written and produced by Ted Melfi and starring Luke Grimes, Tim Allen, Vincent D’Onofrio, Dax Shepard, and Jessica Alba hits Netflix on December 8Talbert is currently in development on an original half-hour comedy for ABC, produced by LeBron James and Gabrielle Union.

Talbert is repped by UTA and managed by David Mcllvain at Brillstein Entertainment

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