‘A Christmas Story’ Sequel Set With Original Star Peter Billingsley

Clay Kaytis, who already tackled the yuletide holiday season with 'The Christmas Chronicles,' is directing the feature for Legendary and Warner Bros.

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A sequel to AChristmasStory is in the works from Legendary & Warner Bros. Titled ' A Christmas Story Christmas,' the film will be directed by TheChristmasChronicles helmer Clay Kaytis and will see the return of child star Peter Billingsley

Clay Kaytis, who already tackled the yuletide holiday season with 'The Christmas Chronicles,' is directing the feature for Legendary and Warner Bros.

While the original movie followed Ralphie, a nine-year old boy who desperately wanted a Red Ryder BB rifle and was set in 1940, the new story will take place in the 1970s and sees an adult Ralphie return to his house on Cleveland Street to deliver his kids a magical Christmas like the one he had growing up.

The studio is hoping to recreate the same real-life tone of the first movie to show the now-father reconnect with childhood friends, reconcile the passing of his Old Man, and callbacks to the initial film.Production begins February in Hungary.Billingsley, as an adult, has focused on a behind the camera career. He was a producer on the Broadway Musical adaptation of

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