Watch: Anika Noni Rose, Madalen Mills, John Legend, Ricky Martin, Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Usher, Kiana Ledé, Raymond J. Lee, Christy Altomare, Jawan M. Jackson, Marcus Paul James, and More in JINGLE JANGLE Global Singalong

Anika Noni Rose in Jingle Jangle.

Tony Award- winner Anika Noni Rose hosted the Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey Global SING-ALONG, which streamed live on Netflix YouTube today. 

A musical adventure and a visual spectacle for the ages, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a wholly fresh and spirited family holiday event. Set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, the film follows legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker) whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. But when his trusted apprentice (Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key) steals his most prized creation, it’s up to his equally bright and inventive granddaughter (newcomer Madalen Mills) – and a long-forgotten invention – to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within. The film also stars Hugh Bonneville, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Davina Phillip, Ricky Martin.

From the imagination of writer-director David E. Talbert and featuring original songs by John Legend, Philip Lawrence, Davy Nathan, and “This Day” performed by Usher and Kiana Ledé, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey reminds us of the strength of family and the power of possibility.

The Sing-Along featured Jingle Jangle cast an crew including David E. Talbert, Lyn Sisson-Talbert, Madalen Mills, John Legend, Ricky Martin, Mike Jackson, Sharon Rose, Forest Whitaker, Kieron Dyer, Keegan-Michael Key, Usher, Hugh Bonneville and Kiana Ledé.

Broadway performers included Alex Brightman, Christy Altomare, Jarrod Spector, Kelli Barrett, Lexi Lawson, Elena Ricardo, Gabrielle Reid, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Jessie Hooker-Bailey, Amber Ardolino, Andrew Durand, Arica Jackson, Julia Knitel, Kennedy Caughell, Laurel Harris, Marisha Wallace, Marcus Paul James, Michael Lee Brown, Nasia Thomas, PJ Adzima, Raymond J. Lee, Rebecca LaChance, Saint Aubyn, and Sissy Bell.

Also featured are members from choirs around the country included Apollo Chorus, ASU Gospel Choir, Kent Clarks Acapella, Philadelphia Girls Choir, Philadelphia Boys Choir, VYT, Unified Sound, CSUN Acasola, God’s Chosen Selah MAC Chorus, Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences, Baruch Blue Notes; and TIKTOK’s Marisha Wallace, Amber Ardolino, Ryan McCartan, Roman Banks, Renee Rapp.

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You can watch the film on Netflix.

Lia Chang

Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers, musicians and corporations. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman. She stars in and served as Executive Producer for the short independent films Hide and Seek, Balancing Act, Rom-Com Gone Wrong, Belongingness and When the World was Young. She is also the Executive Producer for The Cactus, The Language Lesson, The Writer and Cream and 2 Shugahs.

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