"Jingle Jangle" will re-team Mason Jr. with producers Mike Jackson and John Legend after their work on "Jesus Christ Superstar."
Harvey Mason Jr., the veteran music producer who has labored with everybody from Aretha Franklin to Justin Bieber, has boarded Netflix's vacation musical Jingle Jangle as the manager music producer. Forest Whitaker is about to star within the household characteristic that facilities on an embattled toymaker, his precocious granddaughter, and a magical invention that, if they'll get it to work in time for the vacations, might change their lives endlessly. David E. Talbert is directing from his personal script.
Jingle Jangle will re-team Mason Jr. with producers Mike Jackson and John Legend following their work on Emmy profitable Jesus Christ Superstar. Talbert, Lyn Sisson-Talbert, David McIlvain are additionally producing, with Ty Stiklorius exec producing. “I’m so excited to be concerned on this wonderful venture," mentioned Mason Jr. "As the manager music producer, I do know I’m a part of an unbelievable all star workforce and I’m thrilled to be working with a few of the better of the most effective in director David Talbert, producers John Legend and Mike Jackson, and Netflix. I’m actually wanting ahead to creating particular music for this uniquely particular movie."
Mason Jr.'s different movie credit embody Straight Outta Compton, Pitch Perfect 2, the James Brown biopic Get On Up and, most lately, the Cynthia Erivo-starring Bad Times at The El Royale. Netflix is planning a 2020 launch for Jingle Jangle.
This article initially appeared on THR.com.