Violent Night is a 2022 American Christmas black comedy action film directed by Tommy Wirkola from an original screenplay written by Pat Casey and Josh Miller.
Violent Night had its world premiere at the New York Comic Con on October 7, 2022, and is scheduled to be released in the United States on December 2, 2022, by Universal Pictures.
Violent Night Characters
- Santa Claus played by David Harbour
- Ben, the leader of the mercenaries played by John Leguizamo
- Skyler Lightstone, one of Gertrude’s grown children played by Alex Hassell
- Margie Matthews, Skyler’s estranged wife played by Alexis Loude. Margie is forced to spend the holidays at the house so that the couple’s daughter can have a nice Christmas.
- Gertrude Lightstone played by Beverly D’Angelo, Gertrude the matriarch who heads the family corporation and makes her kids fight for her love.
- Other cast members whose character names are not known yet are Cam Gigandet, Edi Patterson, André Eriksen, Brendan Fletcher, Sean Skene, Erik Athavale
Violent Night follows Santa Claus saving the day and Christmas from a group of mercenaries who attack the estate of a wealthy family. The film is not kid-friendly.
Official Synopsis: When a team of mercenaries breaks into a wealthy family compound on Christmas Eve, taking everyone inside hostage, the team isn’t prepared for a surprise combatant: Santa Claus (David Harbour, Black Widow, Stranger Things series) is on the grounds, and he’s about to show why this Nick is no saint. External Link Universal Pictures.