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A Christmas Carol FIRST LOOK: Guy Pearce is being chased by an impending Andy Serkis in the dark trailer for BBC & # 39; s new take on the Charles Dickens classic, released Monday

The first trailer for the new BBC adaptation of A Christmas Carol, assisted by Peaky Blinders maker Stephen Knight, was released on Monday.

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In a dark twist on the Charles Dickens classic, the teaser shows the series of creepy visitors from Guy Pearce & # 39; s attempt to transform him into a friendly man, with frightening visions and ghostly encounters.

Andy Serkis & # 39; Ghost of Christmas Past portrays the businessman ominously: & # 39; You won't sleep tonight. Come and see the evil that you have done. & # 39;

A Christmas Carol FIRST LOOK: Guy Pearce is being chased by an impending Andy Serkis in the dark trailer for BBC & # 39; s new take on the Charles Dickens classic, released Monday

A Christmas Carol FIRST LOOK: Guy Pearce is being chased by an impending Andy Serkis in the dark trailer for BBC & # 39; s new take on the Charles Dickens classic, released Monday

Scrooge watches in distress as he faces horrifying visions of his workers shouting desperately at the surface of a mine before it threatens to collapse, as well as the fiery massacre after a factory explosion.

While Joe Alwyn is overworked, underpaid clerk Bob Cratchit is seen taking care of his sick child, Tiny Tim, while Ebenezer watches in horror.

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& # 39; Who are you? & # 39; he demands the creep.

& # 39; A ghost, & # 39; the character of Andy Serkis replies, his long white hair and beard obscuring his face while a thorn wreath sits on top of his head.

Classic story: the teaser depicted the series of creepy visitors from Guy Pearce & # 39; s Ebenezer Scrooge & # 39; s attempt to transform him into a friendly man with terrifying visions and spooky encounters

Classic story: the teaser depicted the series of creepy visitors from Guy Pearce & # 39; s Ebenezer Scrooge & # 39; s attempt to transform him into a friendly man with terrifying visions and spooky encounters

Classic story: the teaser depicted the series of creepy visitors from Guy Pearce & # 39; s Ebenezer Scrooge & # 39; s attempt to transform him into a friendly man with terrifying visions and spooky encounters

Dark: reflecting on the more sinister version of the novel, Andy Serkis tells & # 39; Ghost of Christmas Fits him ominously: & # 39; You won't sleep tonight. Come and see the evil you did & # 39;

Dark: reflecting on the more sinister version of the novel, Andy Serkis tells & # 39; Ghost of Christmas Fits him ominously: & # 39; You won't sleep tonight. Come and see the evil you did & # 39;

Dark: reflecting on the more sinister version of the novel, Andy Serkis tells & # 39; Ghost of Christmas Fits him ominously: & # 39; You won't sleep tonight. Come and see the evil you did & # 39;

Menacing look: the character of Serkis will certainly frighten with his long white hair and beard covering his face, while a thorn wreath sits on top of his head

Menacing look: the character of Serkis will certainly frighten with his long white hair and beard covering his face, while a thorn wreath sits on top of his head

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Menacing look: the character of Serkis will certainly frighten with his long white hair and beard covering his face, while a thorn wreath sits on top of his head

Victm: Joe Alwyn & # 39; s overworked, underpaid clerk Bob Cratchit is seen as caring for his sick child Tiny Tim, while Ebenezer looks horrified

Victm: Joe Alwyn & # 39; s overworked, underpaid clerk Bob Cratchit is seen as caring for his sick child Tiny Tim, while Ebenezer looks horrified

Victm: Joe Alwyn & # 39; s overworked, underpaid clerk Bob Cratchit is seen as caring for his sick child Tiny Tim, while Ebenezer looks horrified

One scene lets Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Past watch a movie that shows him and his former fiancé Belle in happier times, while in the other they talk quietly to each other before they break their engagement.

When the miser asks what the mind wants from him, the character of Serkis responds in a serious tone: & # 39; To inspect your heart and soul. & # 39;

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Mary Cratchit of Vinette Robinson is then confronted with Scrooge, apparently after he had reluctantly given her husband Christmas Day during the holidays.

& # 39; Justice will grab you by the throat and drag you to the truth & # 39 ;, she claims.

His mistake: faced with gruesome visions of his workers shouting desperately at the surface of a mine before the imminent collapse

His mistake: faced with gruesome visions of his workers shouting desperately at the surface of a mine before the imminent collapse

His mistake: faced with gruesome visions of his workers shouting desperately at the surface of a mine before the imminent collapse

Death and destruction: like a fiery massacre left after a factory explosion, Ebenezer watches in distress

Death and destruction: like a fiery massacre left after a factory explosion, Ebenezer watches in distress

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Death and destruction: like a fiery massacre left after a factory explosion, Ebenezer watches in distress

Unable to help him: Tiny Tim is seen sick and in pain because the low income of the Cratchit family of Scrooge means they cannot afford the medicine and treatment to make him better

Unable to help him: Tiny Tim is seen sick and in pain because the low income of the Cratchit family of Scrooge means they cannot afford the medicine and treatment to make him better

Unable to help him: Tiny Tim is seen sick and in pain because the low income of the Cratchit family of Scrooge means they cannot afford the medicine and treatment to make him better

Where it went wrong: Seeing in another scene Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Fits him and his former fiance Lottie (Charlotte Riley) talking in the past

Where it went wrong: Seeing in another scene Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Fits him and his former fiance Lottie (Charlotte Riley) talking in the past

Where it went wrong: Seeing in another scene Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Fits him and his former fiance Lottie (Charlotte Riley) talking in the past

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The trailer also shows a glimpse of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, while actor Jason Flemyng turns into a silent figure dressed in a black cape and top hat, sewn with his mouth shut.

Ebenezer continues to embrace the dark tone of the adjustment and screams in pain as he is dragged through the snow by a horse and cart.

Serkis & # 39; character ends the trailer in a threatening tone because he claims: & # 39; This is not a game, Ebenezer Scrooge. & # 39;

The mini series will include three episodes broadcast in December on BBC One in the UK and FX in the US; The show is executive produced by Steven Knight, Tom Hardy and Ridley Scott.

Intentions: When the miser asks what the mind wants from him, the character of Serkis responds in a serious tone: & # 39; To inspect your heart and soul & # 39;

Intentions: When the miser asks what the mind wants from him, the character of Serkis responds in a serious tone: & # 39; To inspect your heart and soul & # 39;

Intentions: When the miser asks what the mind wants from him, the character of Serkis responds in a serious tone: & # 39; To inspect your heart and soul & # 39;

Incarnate Death: The trailer also shows a glimpse of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, with actor Jason Flemyng seen dressed in a black cape and top hat, sewn with his mouth shut

Incarnate Death: The trailer also shows a glimpse of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, with actor Jason Flemyng seen dressed in a black cape and top hat, sewn with his mouth shut

Incarnate Death: The trailer also shows a glimpse of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, with actor Jason Flemyng seen dressed in a black cape and top hat, sewn with his mouth shut

Ominous: Ebenezer continues to reproduce the dark tone of the adjustment and screams in pain as he is dragged through the snow by a horse and cart

Ominous: Ebenezer continues to reproduce the dark tone of the adjustment and screams in pain as he is dragged through the snow by a horse and cart

Ominous: Ebenezer continues to reproduce the dark tone of the adjustment and screams in pain as he is dragged through the snow by a horse and cart

Christmas season: the mini series will include three episodes broadcast in December on BBC One in the UK and FX in the US
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Christmas season: the mini series will include three episodes broadcast in December on BBC One in the UK and FX in the US

Christmas season: the mini series will include three episodes broadcast in December on BBC One in the UK and FX in the US

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