October Eleven Pictures are in discussion with UK distributors with the aim of securing a December release date for A Christmas Carol, which is currently in post-production.The production has been made possible with support from the likes of Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council (Cabinteely House and Marlay House), OPW (Pearse Museum and Castletown House) and private location owners, and is in aid of Barretstown Castle.
A Christmas Carol has a full Irish crew and a mainly Irish cast, including Brendan O’Carroll, Brendan Grace, Bryan Murray, Lara Belmont (pictured), Laurence Foster and Vincent Fegan as Scrooge. This is the first fully Irish adaptation of Dickens’ classic tale of redemption. Post-production includes sound effects by Tommy Ellis of Velvet Voice, additional sound effects from Hollywood Edge and Special Visual Effects from Detonation Films in the US. The film is being scored by multi-award winning composer Michael Richard Plowman.