BBC’s A Christmas Carol new trailer puts Guy Pearce’s Scrooge through hell

Guy Pearce is visited by some creepy ghosts in this trailer for BBC miniseries A Christmas Carol

As if Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol wasn’t dark enough already, the BBC’s adaptation of the story has gone and one-upped it with this very creepy and very atmospheric trailer starring Guy Pearce (MementoPriscilla, Queen Of The Desert) as Ebenezer Scrooge. Check it out:

The miniseries’ star-studded cast also includes Andy Serkis as the Ghost of Christmas Past, Stephen Graham as Jacob Marley, Charlotte Riley as Lottie, Joe Alwyn as Bob Cratchit, Vinette Robinson as Mary Crachit, Jason Flemyng as Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, Kayvan Novak as Ali Baba, Lenny Rush as Tiny Tim and Johnny Harris as Franklin Scrooge.

A Christmas Carol was written by Steven Knight and directed by Nick Murphy. It was produced by Julian Stevens, with Steven Knight, Tom Hardy, Ridley Scott, Dean Baker, David W. Zucker, Kate Crowe, Mona Qureshi and Piers Wenger all serve as executive producers.

A Christmas Carol will premiere on BBC One this December. Get all the latest fantasy news with every issue of SciFiNow.