Poor Santa 2 is an forthcoming American Christmas black comedy criminal offense movie directed by Mark Waters and penned by Shauna Cross, Doug Ellin, Johnny Rosenthal, and John Phillips. It is the sequel to the 2003 movie Poor Santa. The movie stars Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Brett Kelly, Kathy Bates, and Christina Hendricks. Principal images started on January eleven, 2016 in Montreal. The movie is scheduled to be unveiled on November 23, 2016 by Broad Inexperienced Pictures.
In 2009, Billy Bob Thornton very first mentioned the sequel to the 2003 criminal offense comedy movie Poor Santa, with an aim for release at Christmas 2011. On December 16, 2010, it was declared that Miramax and The Weinstein Organization experienced signed on an agreement to acquire sequels which include Poor Santa’s. On March eighteen, 2011, TheWrap reported that Weinstein confirmed the sequel and negotiations experienced begun with Thornton to return for the guide position. On July 14, 2011, Los Angeles Periods confirmed that Dimension Films and other producers on the movie which include Geyer Kosinski hired two writers Johnny Rosenthal and John Phillips to do the job on the screenplay for the sequel. The sequel experienced been scheduled to get started shooting in the tumble 2012 for December 2013 release. On July 30, 2012, it was reported that Steve Pink was in early talks with the studio to rewrite and direct the movie. On May perhaps 30, 2013, it was exposed that Miramax has hired Entourage creator Doug Ellin to rewrite the script and to probably direct the sequel.