The still untitled film is made for channel Lifetime. The official statement states that White play a character that helps train potential helper Santas to proclaim true Christmas spirit. But there is a twist, according to the makers: it could just be that the woman actually “Mrs. Claus is the real Santa’s wife.
For the past two years, it seemed as if White had really stopped acting, although she was briefly heard as a toy tiger Bitey White in the movie last year Toy Story 4.
The television icon has been around in the entertainment industry for over 70 years, winning seven Emmys. In addition to her legendary role as Rose Nylund in The Golden Girls, the actress caused a furore in, among others The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Carol Burnett Show and she was seen in the comedy Hot In Cleveland.
White was the oldest of the fourth protagonists The Golden Girls, but is the only living actress from the 80s hit. Estelle Getty (Sophia), Bea Arthur (Dorothy) and Rue McClanahan (Blanche) died in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
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