It’s going to need a weapon in its arsenal: star-laden holiday specials if Apple TV + will simply take streaming and Netflix competitions head on. And its very first special appears to be in route. Hollywood Reporter sources say Apple is finalizing a deal for a reinterpretation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol starring Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds. This may not be considered a masterpiece if it’s guided by the team behind the Daddy’s Home movies (also starring Will Ferrell). However, Apple was reportedly very curious — tipsters said it”moved sharply” on the production.