“‘Twas the night before Christmas vacation and the fun was in full swing. The family left for their family vacation, but forgot one little thing…” Disney+ has released the official trailer for Home Sweet Home Alone, 20th Century Studios’ reimagining of the Home Alone holiday film franchise.
Ellie Kemper, Rob Delaney and Archie Yates star, along with Aisling Bea, Kenan Thompson, Tim Simons, Pete Holmes, Devin Ratray, Ally Maki, and Chris Parnell.
Yates plays Max Mercer, a mischievous and resourceful young boy who has been left behind while his family is in Japan for the holidays. So when a married couple attempting to retrieve a priceless heirloom set their sights on the family’s home, it is up to Max to protect it from the trespassers.
Dan Mazer directs from a screenplay by Mikey Day & Streeter Seidell, story by Mikey Day & Streeter Seidell and John Hughes based on a screenplay by John Hughes. Hutch Parker and Dan Wilson produce, with Jeremiah Samuels serving as executive producer.
There have been five previous Fox installments of the Home Alone franchise, beginning in 1990 with the Chris Columbus-directed comedy penned by Hugues and starring Macaulay Culkin. It earned two Oscar noms for John Williams’ score and original song.
Disney+ is also working on refreshes of Fox titles like Cheaper By the Dozen, Night at the Museum and Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
Home Sweet Home Alone premieres November 12 exclusively on Disney+.
Watch the trailer above.
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