almost 7 years
Like I said, they really should've stopped at the first. These just keep getting worse.
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause is a 2006 American film, the sequel to The Santa Clause and The Santa Clause 2. This is the third and final film in the trilogy. This film was also scheduled as a Disney Channel Original Movie.
Tim Allen again plays Scott Calvin/Santa Claus, while Martin Short plays Jack Frost, a competing holiday character. Allen and Short had previously worked together in the 1997 Disney comedy feature film, Jungle 2 Jungle. Eric Lloyd returns in a smaller role as Santa's son Charlie, as do many of the supporting actors from the first two films, reprising their previous roles. However, David Krumholtz, who previously played Bernard the Arch-elf, does not appear in this one because of contractual issues, and so Curtis (played by Spencer Breslin), who was previously the Assistant Head Elf, has now been promoted to his former position.
This was the last film to feature Peter Boyle in his lifetime, as he died from cancer one month after its release. The 2008 film...