The Fonz Jumps The Shark Again By Starring In Movie Based On Mariah Carey Song

A movie based on the Mariah Carey holiday song “All I Want for Christmas Is You” is on the way. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the untitled project will be an animated film narrated by Carey.

Some of the voice cast includes Happy Days actor Henry Winkler, as well as Lacey Chabert (Mean Girls), Keiko Agena (Gilmore Girls), Phil Morris (Star Trek III), and Breanna Yde (The Hunted Hathaways).

The movie will flesh out the story of Carey’s 2015 children’s book, All I Want For Christmas Is You, which follows a young Mariah Carey who sees a puppy at pet store and wants to take her home. The book has sold more than 750,000 copies, according to THR.

Yde, who also appears in the School of Rock TV show, will voice young Mariah Carey in the movie.

“All I Want For Christmas Is You” the song debuted in 1994 and remains one of the holiday season’s most-recognized and popular songs. New versions were released in 2010 and 2011, though the original is the most popular, with the single selling more than 14 million copies.

The All I Want For Christmas Is You movie comes out this year. It is produced by film giant Universal, which is also behind movie franchises like Minions and Jurassic World.

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