New ‘Christmas Carol’ Doesn’t Think the Original Was Dark Enough

FX’s new production of A Christmas Carol mines all the darkness with which author Charles Dickens infused the original and then adds more of its own.

Nor is that even the most striking aspect of A Christmas Carol, which airs Thursday at 7:30 p.m. ET on FX.

Guy Pearce as Ebeneezer Scrooge.