'Bad Santa 2' Set for Possible 2013 Release Date?

Recent interviews with Billy Bob Thornton reveal some promising news about an upcoming sequel.
Bad Santa 2 gets possible 2013 releaese
Bad Santa 2 gets possible 2013 releaese
The Dimension Films dark comedy Bad Santa is finally close to getting a sequel. Billy Bob Thornton recently caught up with The Playlist revealing some good news for Bad Santa 2. Earlier last year Johnny Rosenthal and John Phillips were writing separate scripts for the sequel.

The original follows two conmen who go on a road trip to malls dressed as Santa and his elf. Rather than spreading good cheer, the duo's motive is to rob each establishment, a strategy that becomes complicated when they encounter an 8-year-old who teaches them the true meaning of Christmas. The new scripts are being held under wraps and no details about the story have surfaced.

The actor is attending the Berlin Film Festival promoting his most recent directorial, Jayne Mansfield's Car.

He had this to say about the sequel:

"This is predominately me and one other actor that are the main characters and there are a couple of other characters that are in maybe a third of the movie. Everybody else is going to be kind of in and out. It's sort of a trip across the United States. We're working on that, we won't be done with it for a while but we plan to shoot it this summer," Thornton said, "The plan is to shoot that in the fall."


The project is expected to shoot this fall with a 2013 release date.

Bad Santa 2 was released in 2013 and stars Billy Bob Thornton.



Sources: The Playlist

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  1. Mrlifetime

    this wouldnt be bad ,the 1st one had me laughin so hard..

    3 years agoby @mrlifetimeFlag

  2. CUPID

    Dont care....the first was lame.

    3 years agoby @cupidFlag

  3. MovieManiac

    The first one is one of my favorite comedies. I am psyched for a sequel.

    3 years agoby @moviemaniac66Flag

  4. renodc

    This is simply Billy Bob desperately grasping to get his career out of the toilet.

    3 years agoby @renodcFlag

  5. Jimthar

    "is finally close to getting a sequel".....

    i'm sorry but were there people out there that were really clamoring to get a sequel to this made?? does anyone on here really know anyone that has said "man, i really wish they'd make a sequel to BAD SANTA!" no? neither do I.
    sorry but the first movie was entertaining, i guess, but not memorable and definately not worthy of a sequel.

    3 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  6. Intoxicated

    I loved the first one and can't even wait to see a sequel, i hope it will be good as the original or better enough said.

    3 years agoby @IntoxicatedFlag

  7. BERSERKER

    The first one grew on me, so I'm actually excited to see a sequel.

    3 years agoby @Number1WolverineFlag

  8. moviegeek

    This movie wasn't even that funny.

    3 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  9. Writer220

    I enjoyed the first, a second no thank you

    3 years agoby @writer220Flag

  10. Scott Stevenson

    Some movies do not require a sequel....but My Cousin Vinny does!
    my second cousin vinny

    3 years agoby @Scott-StevensonFlag

  11. CelluloidDreams

    Why!??! A little to late don't you think!??!.

    3 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  12. Yannick Decorte

    "we plan to shoot it this summer," Thornton said, "The plan is to shoot that in the fall."

    So... which one is it? The fall or the summer?

    3 years agoby @yannick-decorteFlag