12 Days of Christmas – Day 9: Diva’s Christmas Carol

Release Date:  12/13/00; VH1
Genre:  Holiday/Comedy
Rating:  PG
Director:  Richard Schenkman
Studio(s):  Viacom Entertainment Group, Viacom Productions, Paramount Home Entertainment, VH1 Television.
Running Time:  120 mins.

Cast:  Vanessa Williams (Ebony Scrooge), Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas (Marli Jacob), John Taylor (Ghost of Christmas Present), Brian McNamara (Bob Cratchett), Kathy Griffin (Ghost of Christmas Past), Stephanie Biddle (Terry Freeman), Richard Jutras (Ernie Hoskins).

Story:  To superstar singer Ebony Scrooge, Christmas is just another day of the year – another day to exploit her entourage, insult her family and steal from the less fortunate, before a fateful Christmas Eve changes her tune forever. Enter the ghost of Marli Jacob, Ebony’s former singing partner, who informs the impossible Diva that she will be visited by three spirits: the sharp-tongued Ghost of Christmas Past, the hard-drinking Ghost of Christmas Present and eventually, the Ghost of Christmas Future, who materializes in an episode of VH1’s Behind the Music. Once Ebony realizes the errors of her miserly ways, she heads out to set the record straight, as only a true Diva can.  Source(s):  IMDB.

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