The Santa Clauses: Release date, cast, synopsis, teaser & more

‘The Santa Clauses’ is a continuation of the 2006 film ‘The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause’ and follows the returning Scott Calvin, who dabbles with the idea of retiring from the Santa Claus position.

Release date

The comedy-fantasy series will have its two-episode Disney+ premiere on November 16, followed by weekly releases.

Cast and creators

  • Tim Allen as Scott Calvin/Santa Claus
  • Elizabeth Mitchell as Carol Calvin/Mrs. Claus
  • Kal Penn as Simon Choksi
  • Austin Kane as Buddy ‘Cal’ Calvin-Claus
  • Elizabeth Allen-Dick as Sandra Calvin-Claus

Directed by Jason Winer

Showrunner and executive producer: Jack Burditt


“Scott Calvin is on the brink of his 65th birthday and realizing that he can’t be Santa forever. He’s starting to lose a step in his Santa duties, and more importantly, he’s got a family who could benefit from a life in the normal world, especially two sons, one that grew up in Lakeside, Illinois (Charlie) and one that grew up at the Pole (Buddy).”

“With a lot of elves, children, and family to please, Scott sets out to find a suitable replacement Santa while preparing his family for a new adventure in a life south of the pole.”

Other details

The project was initially titled ‘The Clauses’ and created as a streaming project for Disney+. It began filming in March 2022.


Scott Calvin has a big announcement to make. He’s finally going to step down as Santa Claus, causing a big panic among the elves and children.

However, the interview process for the role isn’t exactly smooth. Who will be the new Santa Claus?

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