Christmas at CandyCane Lane: Eddie Murphy in a Christmas movie for Prime Video

Eddie Murphy leads the original comedy Christmas at CandyCane Lane which will be offered on December 1st by the Prime Video platform.

Obsessive dad of a large family, Chris Carver (Eddie Murphy) is determined to win the competition for the best Christmas decorations in the neighborhood. Carver will do anything to win, even signing a strange contract with Pepper (Jillian Bell), a malevolent elf. This pact will cause unspeakable chaos in the Carver family neighborhood and push Chris, his wife (Tracee Ellis Ross), and their three children to try to break the curse cast by Petter at all costs…

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This co-production by Eddie Murphy and Ron Howard (Inferno, In the Heart of the Ocean) is comedian Eddie Murphy's (Beverly Hills Cop, An Armchair for Two) first foray into Christmas family fiction.

Christmas on CandyCane Lane is directed by Reginald Hudlin (The Last OG, The Black Godfather), who previously directed Murphy in the comedy Boomerang in the early 90s. Christmas on CandyCane Lane, filmed during Christmas 2022 in Los Angeles , lines up a cast including Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish) and Jillian Bell (22, Jump Street).

Christmas in CandyCane Lane is part of a three-film deal Eddie Murphy signed with streaming platform Amazon.