Jim Carrey; Jenny McCarthy
Jim Carrey; Jenny McCarthy

LONDON, Nov 5, 2009 / FW/ — Scheduled for release in theaters on November 6, Disney’s new animated movie, a retelling of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” told animation style premiered in London’s Odeon Leicester Square last Tuesday.

Starring the voices of Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Robin Wright Penn, and directed by Robert Zemeckis, the new CGI animation follows the storyline of Charles Dickens’ Victorian-era miser who has taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several Christmas apparitions.

At the London premiere, the film’s stars, albeit just their voices Jim Carrey and Colin Firth attended the premiere to the delight of fans who waited for hours just to get a glimpse of their favorite stars.

Jim Carrey arrived with Jenny McCarthy and actor Colin Firth held hands with his wife Livia Giuggioli.
Director Robert Zemeckis and wife, Leslie also graced the occasion. And so did Bob Hoskins, Chairman Walt Disney Studios Rich Ross, Jim Carrey, President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger and President, Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production Oren Aviv.

In a short program before the actual premiere, Andrea Bocelli performed and the choir, together with an unannounced Jim Carrey joining them, sang Christmas carols.