David Krumholtz Confirmed to Reprise Role as Bernard in “The Santa Clauses” on Disney+

David Krumholtz will return as Bernard the Elf in The Santa Clauses, a Disney+ Original Series that continues The Santa Clause franchise.



What’s Happening:

  • Deadline revealed today that not only will the fan-favorite character Bernard the Elf be returning in the upcoming Disney+ series The Santa Clauses, but that he will be played by the actor who originated the role, David Krumholtz.
  • Krumholtz first played Bernard in The Santa Clause in 1994 and returned for the first sequel in 2002, but his character was absent in the third and final film.
  • David Krumholtz is the third cast member from the film franchise to join the Disney+ series, joining costars Tim Allen and Elizabeth Mitchell.
  • The Santa Clauses is set sometime after the events of The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause and picks up with Scott Calvin on the brink of his 65th birthday. Realizing he can’t be Santa forever as he suddenly starts to lose his Santa magic, he sets out to find a suitable replacement Santa while preparing his family for a new adventure in a life south of the North Pole.
  • Tim Allen serves as an executive producer alongside Kevin Hench (Last Man Standing) and Jack Burditt (Modern Family) for 20th Television, with Burditt also serving as showrunner.

The Santa Clauses Cast:

  • Tim Allen – Santa/Scott Calvin
  • Elizabeth Mitchell – Mrs. Claus/Carol
  • Elizabeth Allen-Dick – Sandra
  • Austin Kane – Cal
  • David Krumholtz – Bernard
  • Devin Bright – Noel
  • Matilda Lawler – Betty
  • Kal Penn – Simon Choski
  • Rupali Redd – Grace
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