‘The Knight Before Christmas’: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast & Trailer

The Knight Before Christmas – Copyright. Motion Picture Corporation of America

Coming to Netflix in November 2019 is The Knight Before Christmas, a charming holidays orientated movie which is the second featuring Vanessa Hudgens on Netflix. Here’s everything you need to know about The Knight Before Christmas, including the plot, cast, trailer, and the Netflix release date.

The Knight Before Christmas is an upcoming Christmas Netflix Original comedy, written by Cara. J Russell. Directed by Monika Mitchell (Date My Dad, The Christmas Contract, John Apple Jack), The Knight Before Christmas is the sixth Netflix Original film produced by Motion Picture Corporation of America.


When is the Netflix release date for The Knight Before Christmas?

The release date for The Knight Before Christmas has been confirmed for Thursday, 21st of November 2019. As a full Netflix Original,The Knight Before Christmas will be available to stream in all regions upon release.

The official poster for The Knight Before Christmas – Copyright. Motion Picture Corporation of America


What is the plot of The Knight Before Christmas?

The following synopsis has been provided by Netflix:

After a sorceress transports medieval knight Sir Cole (Josh Whitehouse) to present-day Ohio during the holiday season, he befriends Brooke (Vanessa Hudgens), a clever and kind science teacher who’s been disillusioned by love. Brooke helps Sir Cole navigate the modern world and tries to help him discover how to fulfill his mysterious one true quest – the only act that will return him home. But as he and Brooke grow closer, Sir Cole begins to wonder just how much he wants to return to his old life.


Who is in the cast of The Knight Before Christmas?

The following cast members have been confirmed to star in The Knight Before Christmas:

RoleCast MemberWhere Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
BrookeVanessa HudgensHigh School Musical | Beastly | The Princess Switch
Sir ColeJosh WhitehousePoldark | Alleycats | The Receptionist
TBAEmmanuelle ChriquiWrong Turn | You Don’t Mess with the Zohan | 100 Girls
Sir GeoffreyHarry JarvisHigh Strung Free Dance | Proven Innocent | 2:Hrs
Mrs. ClausElla KenionThe Green Green Grass | The Catherine Tate Show | Hardware
AlysonMimi GianopulosWhat to Expect When You’re Expecting | Moondance Alexander | Baby Daddy
PatrickJacob SoleyCharlie’s Colorforms City | Abby Hatcher | Esme & Roy
CarolerAndrea SeniorBad Blood | Lead with Your Heart | Valentine Ever After
ReedSimon WebsterWhen Hope Calls
KaelynnOlivia GudaniecPompeii | Mama | The Umbrella Academy
ClaireIsabella FrancaGuest of Honour | Flood | Figment
TaylorJesse GervasiThe Christmas Chronicles
PaigeShanice JohnsonThe Boys | Designated Survivor | Level 16

This is the second Christmas Netflix Original starring Vanessa Hudgens. She previously starred in 2018s The Princess Switch.


When and where did production for The Knight Before Christmas take place?

Filming took place in multiple locations in Ontario Canada:

  • Orillia, Ontario
  • Santa’s Village, Bracebridge, Ontario

The cast got into the Christmas spirit early as filming began on the 29th of May 2019. The Knight Before Christmas entered post-production on the 16th of October.

On the set of The Knight Before Christmas – Copyright. Motion Picture Corporation of America


What is the run time of The Knight Before Christmas?

The official run time for the Christmas Original hasn’t been confirmed yet.

Last year’s Original The Princess Switch was 101 minutes, we can expect The Knight Before Christmas to follow suit.

What is the parental rating?

The parental rating of The Knight Before Christmas is TV-PG.

Will The Knight Before Christmas be available in 4K?

The Knight Before Christmas will be available to stream in 4K.

MPCA (Motion Picture Corporation of America), the production company behind The Knight Before Christmas, was also the producer of The Princess Switch. The latter of which is available to stream in 4K, therefore, it’s safe to assume that The Knight Before Christmas will also be available in 4K.

Josh Whitehouse as Sir Cole in The Knight Before Christmas – Copyright. Motion Picture Corporation of America


More titles to look forward to in the holiday season

There’s a great selection of titles to look forward to this holiday season:


Are you excited for the release of The Knight Before Christmas? Let us know in the comments below!