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The BBC’s three-part adaptation of A Christmas Carol will air Christmas in 2019 on BBC1 and FX in the States starring Guy Pearce as Ebenezer Scrooge and a star cast including Supreme Leader Snoke himself, Andy Serkis.

Star Wars, Black Panther and Lord of the Rings actor Andy Serkis will play the Ghost of Christmas Past, while Stephen Graham (of Line of Duty and This Is England) will play Jacob Marley.

Peaky Blinders and Call the Midwife star Charlotte Riley will take on the role of Lottie, and The Favourite’s Joe Alwyn will play Bob Cratchit. The role of Mary Cratchit will be played by Doctor Who’s Vinette Robinson and True Blood’s Rutger Hauer is set to play the Ghost of Christmas Future.

What We Do In The Shadows star Kayvan Novak has been cast as Ali Baba, while Lenny Rush will play Tim Cratchit (aka Tiny Tim).

The series is written and executive produced by Steven Knight and executive produced by Tom Hardy, Ridley Scott, Dean Baker, David W. Zucker, Kate Crowe and Mona Qureshi for the BBC. It’s directed by Nick Murphy and produced by Julian Stevens.