CLEVELAND (WJW) – It’s been 40 years since ‘A Christmas Story,’ and Peter Billingsley is back as Ralphie for the sequel. He’s giving FOX 8 and Cleveland viewers some inside information about ‘A Christmas Story Christmas.’

Billingsley says he believes Ralphie as a grownup will be as relatable as our first insight into the Parker family.

All the original neighborhood kids are back.

And as to why it took so long for the movie to be made? See what Billingsley says in the video above.