Mariah Carey to Direct and Star in Christmas Movie for Hallmark Channel

Mariah Carey has the market covered when it comes to holiday songs – does “All I Want for Christmas” ring a bell? – and now she’s taking the reins of a feel-good festive film.

The Grammy winner is set to make her directorial debut on the Hallmark Channel’s Mariah Carey’s Christmas Project, which will start shooting in October and screen in December as part of the network’s Countdown to Christmas.

A Bill Murray Christmas Special Is Hitting Netflix and It Stars Basically Everybody Ever

Netflix has just proved that it’s never too early to start preparing for the holiday season.

The streaming service announced Friday that it’s picking up A Very Murray Christmas, a special starring Bill Murray and written and directed by Sofia Coppola.

George Clooney Says Working with Miley Cyrus on Bill Murray's Christmas Special Was 'Fantastic'

Need a Friday pick-me-up? Just picture George Clooney riding in a sleigh, pulled by The Rockettes, with Miley Cyrus.

The Tomorrowland actor, 54, talked about working alongside the 22-year-old pop star for Bill Murray’s 2015 Christmas special, calling Cyrus “a real pro.”

Matthew Badger Reaches Settlement over Christmas Fire that Killed His Three Daughters

Money can’t bring his daughters back, but Matthew Badger will hopefully find some relief now that he’s settled the wrongful death lawsuit against the contractor whose actions accidentally led to their demise.

Michael Borcina and his company have agreed to pay $5 million in a settlement, according to court records obtained by the Associated Press.

90-Year-Old Twins Die Hours Apart on Christmas Day

Their family calls it a Christmas miracle.

A set of 90-year-old twins died 2 hours and 15 minutes apart on Christmas Day.

Martha Dixon and Mary Dickson were born on Sept. 26, 1924 in Bear Springs, Tennessee. Martha was a homemaker, while Mary worked in credit at a department store for 18 years prior to retirement, according to FOX2 in St. Louis.

How Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise Spent Christmas

For Katie Holmes, the holidays are all about mother-daughter bonding time.

Despite reports that Holmes and 8-year-old daughter Suri spent Christmas with Tom Cruise, that’s not the case.

“Katie did not spend Christmas afternoon with Tom Cruise,” a rep for the actress tells PEOPLE exclusively. “She and Suri spent Christmas afternoon visiting children at a local hospital in L.A.”

How Prince William Is Making His Own Rules About His In-Laws

Chicago Teen Asks Santa For Safety, President Obama Responds

While Santa was busy leaving gifts for kids under the tree, President Barack Obama stepped in to give one young teen his own special present.

Grandma Hates Christmas iPhone Until She Discovers It's Chocolate (VIDEO)

How was your Christmas? How were your presents?

Perhaps more importantly, would your opinion of any of those presents change if they were revealed to be made of chocolate? (Bear with us.)

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