files/pictures/picture-35.jpgFreestyle Releasing and Cinemarket Films have bought U.S. distribution rights to Andrei Konchalevsky's 3-D version of THE NUTCRACKER, reports Deadline.com
. Film will arrive in theaters Nov. 24.
The cast includes Elle Fanning, Nathan Lane and John Turturro. The classic story follows a little girl who receives a magic nutcracker for Christmas, which takes her on an adventure where her toys come to life.
Tim Rice has composed new songs for the film to accompany the Tchaikovsky score.