Kirk Franklin's the Night Before Christmas Movie News Update, Official Trailer, Full Cast

Celebrity Detective Steve

Update: December 01, 2022

The official trailer has been released for the Lifetime original movie Kirk Franklin's the Night Before Christmas. Watch it here, learn the full cast and much more about this movie.

Kirk Franklin's the Night Before Christmas starring Naturi Naughton (Fame, Notorious, NBC's The Playboy Club, Lifetime's The Client List) premieres Saturday, December 10 at 8:00 PM EST.

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Also in starring roles with Naturi Naughton are Lorea Turner, Luke James, and Kirk Franklin.

Official Trailer

Below is the official trailer for Kirk Franklin's the Night Before Christmas.

Kirk Franklin's the Night Before Christmas Overview

An estranged mother and daughter get caught in a blizzard on Christmas Eve and are forced to take refuge at a church where a handful of churchgoers are also trapped inside. There they meet a handsome young pastor and a music teacher who encourage them to reconnect.

Directed by Tailiah Breon. Written by Tara Knight. Executive produced by Kirk Franklin and Naturi Naughton.


  • Naturi Naughton as Journee
  • Lorea Turner as Nia
  • Luke James as Luke James
  • Kirk Franklin
  • Aspen Kennedy Wilson as Marcus
  • Nijah Brenea as Grace
  • Will Oliver as Joshua
  • JonAvery Worrell as Trystan
  • Janetlys Rodriguez as fan/church patron
  • Constance McCracklin as choir member

On Social Media

Naturi Naughton, Lorea Turner, and Kirk Franklin have posted messages to Instagram about their work on The Night Before Christmas.

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