Mariah Carey's single gets film adaptation

Los Angeles, March 22 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey has announced that her 1994 hit song "All I want for Christmas is you" will be adapted into an animated movie.

Carey made the announcement over Twitter on Tuesday, reports aceshowbiz.com.

"My song is becoming a movie! You're the first to hear about this exciting news," Carey tweeted while mentioning an official Twitter account for the movie. 

Along with the announcement, Carey also attached a teaser video in which she can be seen donning red-and-black plaid pajamas while holding a puppy.

"I don't want a love for Christmas, there is just one thing I need," she says in the video. 

"All I Want for Christmas is you" follows young Carey, who sees a puppy named Princess at the pet store and suddenly knows exactly what she wants for Christmas. But she must prove that she can pet-sit Jack, a dog who turns Carey and her family's holiday preparations upside down.

Narrated by Carey herself, the movie will feature a voice cast including Henry Winkler, Lacey Chabert, Breanna Yde, Phil Morris, Laya Hayes and Keiko Agena.