Peter Billingsley to return as "Ralphie" in sequel to "A Christmas Story"

Peter Billingsley stands beneath the marquee of the Chicago Theater
Peter Billingsley stands beneath the marquee of the Chicago Theater Photo credit MCT

One of the most beloved Christmas movies of all time is getting resurrected.

Peter Billingsley is set to return as "Ralphie," the main character from the 1983 classic A Christmas Story in a sequel to the film set to air on HBO Max.

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According to MovieWeb, the sequel will take place in the 1970s, and follow Ralphie as he returns to his old house on Cleveland St. to "deliver his kids a magical Christmas like the one he had growing up."

There has been no word on other plot details or potential casting choices as of yet.

There have already been a couple attempts at a sequel to A Christmas Story including 1994's My Summer Story and A Christmas Story 2 in 2012.

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