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'Twas the 'Nut' Before Christmas With Will Arnett

Matt McDaniel
Yahoo Movies
December 23, 2013

Will Arnett would like to remind you of the true meaning of the holiday season: plotting, scheming, and stealing.

To get you ready for the upcoming animated comedy, "The Nut Job," Arnett has a special new interpretation of Clement Clarke Moore's 190-year-old poem, "A Visit From St. Nicholas" — more commonly known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas." But instead of being about a jolly old elf leaving presents, Arnett's version is about a surly young squirrel trying to take nuts from a store so he and his friends will be well stocked for the winter.

Surly the squirrel, voiced by Will Arnett
Surly the squirrel, voiced by Will Arnett

Also featuring the voices of Brendan Fraser, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, and Liam Neeson, "The Nut Job" breaks into theaters on Jan. 17.