David Kerr will direct 'Joy to the world'

' Johnny English Strikes Again 'helmer' David Kerr 'is ready to direct Irish Christmas history' Joy to the world '. Kerr will direct the project from a script by 'Ronan Blaney', best known for writing the Oscar-nominated short film 2014 ' Boogaloo and Graham '.

Described as a story of coming of age, the film will revolve around a bank robber dressed as Santa Claus who holds a bench and a child disillusioned with Christmas meets a man in the woods who, also dressed as Santa, says he has fallen from his sleigh. The couple makes a friendship and embarks on an adventure.

' Joy to the world ' will be produced by 'Kate McColgan' for 'Calico Pictures' and 'Vivien Muller Rommel' and 'Michael Lehmann' for Studio Hamburg UK.