The 69-year-old actor is one of the few openly conservative people in Hollywood. This makes it no surprise that critics zeroed in on a single line in the new “Santa Clauses” series that follows up on the popular “The Santa Clause” movie franchise, which premiered in 1994.
Allen again plays toy salesman Scott Calvin, who becomes Santa, but now he’s looking for a suitable successor to wear the red suit. One reviewer described the character as a “cranky, conservative Santa Claus.”
In one scene, Allen’s character complains about the state of modern society. “’Saying ‘Merry Christmas to all’