Disney announced today that its new Disney Original Movie, The Naughty Nine will pemiere on Wednesday, November 22nd (8:00-9:35 p.m. EST), on Disney Channel and Thursday, November 23rd (Thanksgiving Day), on Disney+. The comedic holiday heist is centered on a clever crew of enterprising kids who plot an elaborate at the North Pole, The Naughty Nine stars Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon) in the role of Santa Claus.
Mischievous fifth grader Andy finds himself without a present from Santa on Christmas morning. Realizing he must have landed on the “naughty list” and feeling unfairly maligned, Andy pulls together a team of eight other “naughty listers” to help him execute an elaborate heist in Santa’s Village at the North Pole to get the presents they feel they deserve. Along the way, the group comes to realize that the very best way off the naughty list is to redirect their unique talents for good ― instead of mischief.
An official teaser was released today as well:
The cast also includes Winslow Fegley (8-Bit Christmas) as Andy, Camila Rodriguez as Dulce, Andy’s best friend and archery expert; Anthony Joo (New Amsterdam) as North Pole conspiracy theorist Lewis, Imogen Cohen (The Fairly Oddparents) as daredevil “wheel woman” Ha-Yoon, Clara Stack (Hawkeye) as animal whisperer Rose, Deric McCabe (A Wrinkle in Time) as master-of-disguise Jon Anthony, Ayden Elijah as adorable charmer Albert, and Madilyn Kellam (Afterwalker) as Andy’s older sister, Laurel, a skilled gymnast seeking to regain her confidence. Derek Theler (Baby Daddy) is Bruno, a disgruntled cargo pilot who claims to have witnessed Santa’s sleigh.