The story is a classic of the cinema of the ’90s. The white one was approaching Christmas in Chicago and the familia McCallister He decided to go on a trip for the famous holidays. The house was filled with cousins, uncles and the married children of Kate (Catherine O’Hara) and Peter (John Heard). The little son Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) he had been punished and sent without dinner to sleep in some kind of attic. The dizzying departure the next day, with so many people already in a hurry, generated such confusion that Kevin was “forgotten” at home. The arrival of two thieves on the little boy’s first night alone in the family home, caused Kevin, far from being scared, to set up a kind of barricade and tricks so that robbers Harry and Marv (played by Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern respectively) did not they managed to take over his house.
This is how Home Alone began (its translation in Argentina was Mi poor little angel) which was an unexpected box office success that grossed millions of dollars around the world and made Culkin a star overnight. Created by Chris Colombus, the film marked an entire generation that saw Kevin as the child prodigy that was missing from the screen.
Now, 31 years after its premiere on the big screen, comes a new version of this mythical story that is already a movie classic. Again, the scenery will be a beautiful house in the middle of Christmas, with snow-covered roads, Christmas carols playing at all hours and many decorations alluding to the date. And of course, once again he will be a child forgotten at home by his own overwhelmed parents, which will generate all kinds of situations..
The version will be called My poor sweet little angel and will have a new cast. The new protagonist is the English actor Archie Yates, 12-year-old we saw perform in Jojo Rabbit next to Scarlett Johansson.
Yachts will be Max Mercer, a little boy who will stay home alone when his family goes on vacation to Japan. With the same mischief and skill as his predecessor, Max He will manage to spend a pleasant moment without his parents around. The villains in this case are not two random thieves but rather a marriage that will try to recover a priceless family heirloom. The goal is to attack the house of the measure but will be Max who will be in charge of protecting your home and everything in it. As in the original film, there will be hilarious situations and the construction of great defenses so that the theft does not take place.
The film features the direction of Dan Mazer, who in turn was a scriptwriter of the story with Mikey Day and they always had in mind to preserve the original spirit of the plot. It will be the mother againAisling Bea) whoever tries to go back to get his little son back. “He needs his mother”, asks the owner of the airline to get him a ticket and return home with Max. Because there is nothing more beautiful than being at home sweet home.
Rob Delaney (Deadpool 2) and Elizabeth Claire Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), they will be the villains this time who will have to face the little one who thwarts any attempt to break into the home.
A colored piece of information is the character of the new policeman who approaches the Mercer home and is about nothing more and nothing less than Buzz, the brother of Kevin in the original My poor angel, interpreted by Devin Ratray. Yes, the same one who had caused the argument with his brother and had him locked up in the attic. It seems that in his adult life, Buzz He decided to join the security forces and is now in charge of taking care of the houses in the neighborhood. Much has been speculated about a possible appearance of Macaulay Culkin in this new version, but there is still no official confirmation about it.