Mackenzie, who starred in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn and Interstellar, will take on the role of Clara in the movie, which is a live-action retelling of the 1816 story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” by E.T.A. Hoffman.
In the movie, Mackenzie’s character Clara is taking care of her Christmas toy Nutcracker doll when it comes to life to defeat an evil Mouse King with seven heads.
Mackenzie took to her Instagram page to express her excitement about the new role, saying: “I’m so excited and honored to be apart of this amazing film. A new adventure begins 🙂 #thenutcrackerandtheforrealms #LasseHallström”