First trailer for Death in Paradise and Harry Potter stars’ Christmas movie


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What happens when a stranger on a busy morning prepare invitations the whole carriage to a party?

This isn’t the premise to a terrifying, socially awkward horror movie, however the begin of feel-good vacation flick This is Christmas.

A Sky Original, the film breaks the primary, ‘unwritten rule’ of any London commute – do not make eye contact, not to mention work together with others – with its stubbornly optimistic lead Adam (Harry Potter and How To Get Away With Murder’s Alfred Enoch).

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Commuting into London from the picture-perfect village of Langton, Adam shares his journey with the identical folks day after day. As everybody largely keeps to themselves, the protagonist is determined to get to know them better by inviting them to organise their very own Christmas celebration.

Fellow commuter Emma (Skins’ Kaya Scodelario) will assist him win the skepticism of different passengers.

The ensemble solid also options Timothy Spall (Harry Potter, Enchanted), Ben Miller (Death in Paradise, Bridgerton), Alexandra Roach (Killing Eve, Channel 4’s Utopia) and Joanna Scanlan (After Love) to call but a few.

Of course, it would not be a Christmas film with out a huge helping of holiday romance. The trailer hints at Adam and Emma rising close within the run-up to their get together, but expect some hurdles for the budding couple to clear earlier than they can make it official.


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This is Christmas isn’t the one film Sky has in store for this holiday season. Gentleman Jack’s Suranne Jones will star in Christmas Carole, by which she plays unscrupulous, grumpy entrepreneur Carole Mackay. Her just about non-existent festive spirit will spike because of in a single day visits from the ghosts of Christmas previous, present and future.

Rings a bell? This is however the latest adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Though not the primary with a pun in its title (Hallmark went there in 2012 with Carrie Fisher’s It’s Christmas, Carol!), it’s guaranteed to make for a wholesome watch.

This is Christmas shall be out there to observe on Sky Cinema and NOW from 9 December.


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