Elf is a 2003 Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum. It stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, and Zooey Deschanel. It was released in the United States on November 7, 2003 and grossed $220,443,451 worldwide. The story is about one of Santa’s elves who learns of his true identity as a human and goes to New York City to meet his biological father, spreading Christmas cheer in a world of cynics as he goes.
The movie inspired the 2010 broadway musical, Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas, and an animated special adaptation of the 2003 film was announced in October of 2014, and is set to air on NBC on December 16, 2014.
Here are 10 facts which you do not know about this holiday special movie.