BAD SANTA has become somewhat of a Christmas tradition in many college dorms across the country (and I have no doubt in many other places as well).Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â And now, we may be treated to another installment of Billy Bob Thornton as the booze-soaked mall Santa.
According to The Wrap, the Weinstein Co. and Miramax are currently having official discussions with Thorton to return for BAD SANTA 2.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â The production company says:
“We feel that it’s a Christmas perennial for the R-rated crowd…Everyone loves the character and Billy Bob’s excited to be in talks with us.”
No word on what the story would be about and where it would find Thorton (maybe another holiday?)Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â The original movie featured Thornton as a cranky alcoholic crook who became department store Santas to scope out heists.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Then, things got a tad complicated…