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MOVIES 'Scrooge & Marley' coming to digital, 10th-anniversary DVD
2022-09-21

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On digital for the first time, and available in a 10th-anniversary DVD, the classic Chicago-made LGBTQ+ holiday comedy Scrooge & Marley is coming this October from Dark Star Pictures.

An adaptation of Charles Dickens' 1843 novella A Christmas Carol, the yuletide film stars David Pevsner, Tim Kazurinsky, Rusty Schwimmer, Bruce Vilanch, Megan Cavanagh, Ronnie Kroell and David Moretti.

Recounted from a gay sensibility, this reimagining of the classic story delves into the background of Ben Scrooge, the rich skinflint who hates the holidays, distrusts love and makes life miserable for everyone in the gay community over which he presides from his base, a music cabaret named Screws.

On Christmas Eve, Scrooge (David Pevsner) is visited by the ghost of his late business partner, Jacob Marley (Tim Kazurinsky), who wants to free him from the same bitter fate that awaits in purgatory. Scrooge is next visited by three ghosts—past (Ronnie Kroell), present (Megan Cavanagh) and future (JoJo Baby)—who try to lead him back to love.

Richard Knight Jr. and Peter Neville co-directed the movie.

Scrooge & Marley will be released Tuesday, Oct. 4.


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