In A Lot Like Christmas, the adult, estranged children of Egot-winner Riva DeLange — a woman synonymous with Christmas — hate the holidays because of their mother. Riva revives her once-famous Christmas special in an attempt to reconnect with them. Sucsy and Wheeler co-wrote the screenplay and the music and lyrics. Sucsy will direct
New Republic Pictures’ Brian Oliver and Brad Fischer and Sucsy’s HungryDuck Productions will produce. New Republic co-financed and produced the Oscar and Golden Globe winning Paramount feature musical Rocketman.
“The film is a musical love letter to New York and the magic of Christmas in the city — the visuals and the music are all inspired by how it feels and sounds that time of year in NYC,