I think I kept calling her 'Kathy' while I was writing her even before we had her. Mommy issues arise when the pair are joined by Willie's horror story of a mother, Sunny Soke, who raises the bar for the gang's ambitions, while somehow lowering the standards of criminal behavior. In this film its been 10 years since the events of the original film. On November 3, 2015, it was announced that director would direct the film from a script by Rosenthal, Ellin, and , while and from the first film also signed on to return. Can Willie work around his mummy issues, especially now that the closest thing to family, Thurman Merman, comes to town for a visit? If you didn't, don't bother. While he recovers, he is visited in the hospital by Diane who wakes him up with a handjob.
Is it connected in any way to love or passion? Is it a fun film? On July 30, 2012, it was reported that was in early talks with the studio to rewrite and direct the film. What do the characters get from it? If you love Bad Santa 1 do not see this you'll just ruin your rosy image of it. I was disappointed because the first one was a laugh a minute! On July 14, 2011, confirmed that and other producers on the film, including Geyer Kosinski, had hired two writers Johnny Rosenthal and John Phillips to work on the screenplay. If you never saw the first one. However, Sunny reveals she is betraying them both, telling Willie the bullets in the gun she gave him are blanks before shooting Marcus. You really have to watch it if you liked the first movie but be prepared to not be as amused as you were in the first one.
So yeah, it's not as good as the first one, and some of it is contrived or cringeworthy. Now I loved the original film. And, unexpectedly, Oscar winner Bates provides some moments of acting brilliance in her role as Willie's awful, tattooed, buzz-cut mother. Filming took place on locations including and. Willie reluctantly agrees but is nonplussed when he discovers that his nasty, estranged mother is also in on the scheme. If you enjoyed the first movie, check this out. Very little in the way of positive life lessons; characters learn not to trust their closest family and friends; that charities are corrupt, so stealing from them is fine; and that adultery is also fine.
But I think it was a great choice just to add a little estrogen, no matter how testosterone-fueled it was. On December 16, 2010, it was announced that and had signed on an agreement to develop sequels including one for Bad Santa. Marcus, expressing sincere remorse for betraying Willie, tells Willie he has an opportunity in Chicago, a deal that can potentially net them millions, though he is unwilling to disclose the name of his contact. Is it used for laughs? In their struggle, the bag is torn open and the money goes flying into the crowd. Meeting Willie's mom explains why he's so messed up, The Kid is exactly how I imagined he'd be grown up, and Christina Hendricks is fantastic as always. I like the idea of having Kathy Bates in the movie but the movie didn't know what it wanted to do and it really didn't have a purpose and it flounder like a fish caught on land baking in the Sun! Willie soon takes a job as a janitor at the charity, where he continues to visit Thurman and accepts him as family.
Lots of memorable female characters Kathy Bates of course, you have to admire how adept she was at dialog this utterly filthy. It almost seemed to thematically show the origins and set the tone of what the original film was about. You can take a look at them below, along with an official synopsis, and I must say that seeing Thornton in his gear again does warm my cynical heart a bit. Much of the behind-the-scenes talent -- including director , co-writers and , and producers and who also contributed uncredited rewrites to the screenplay -- didn't return for the follow-up. Is it a great film? This film is okay but I will not go out of my way to watch it again! The original found just the right tone for its dark, vulgar humor -- but this sequel feels like a too-little, too-late attempt to recapture faded glory. It's the most wonderful time of the year again, and the not-in-the-slightest reformed safe-cracker Willie Soke is breathing the air of freedom once more, failing miserably to keep himself afloat thirteen whole years after his last achievements.
Elsewhere, Willie starts a sexual relationship with Diane, and he and Sunny start to bond, especially when the two of them rob a mansion together with Willie posing as Santa and Sunny as Mrs. To make matters worse, the grown Thurman Merman , who considers Willie family, suddenly shows up, too. It's like they didn't know what they wanted to do with the movie and I tried to go immediately to sex jokes. I think that switch only added to the humor of the finished product. Enraged, Sunny attempts to shoot him again, but hits Thurman in his behind instead. However, as Willie slips back into his Santa's red suit again, much to his disappointment, he will discover that another partner in crime is also eager to join in the heist: his desperate for cash estranged mother, Sunny.
On November 19, 2015, it was announced that would join the cast as Willie's foul-mouthed mother, while would also produce the film, along with Kosinski. I liked it because this time it's in Chicago. Plus, there's frequent graphic sex talk, and testicles are shown at one point. Lincoln, Ross January 11, 2016. They have sex in the bathroom of a bar, and Willie obtains the keys. Bad Santa 2 hits theaters nationwide on November 23rd.
Thurman soon arrives in Chicago, having followed Willie to the city. A to the 2003 film , the film stars , , , , and , and features criminals Willie and Marcus again teaming up to work as Santa and an elf, respectively, this time to rob a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Willie soon encounters Gina, who, thanks to Sunny's prodding, believes Willie wants to sleep with her. As they bond over their haul afterward, Sunny gives Willie a gun so he can betray and take revenge on Marcus, despite Willie's insistence that Marcus has changed. Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie Soke Billy Bob Thornton teams up with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Does he get pleasure from drinking? Willie at first considers leaving him at a laundromat but soon takes him to the shelter at the charity. The sequel was scheduled to begin shooting in fall 2012 for a December 2013 release.
The humor was less enjoyable than the first. On March 18, 2011, TheWrap reported that Weinstein confirmed the sequel and negotiations had begun with Thornton to return for the lead role. Only Thurman is at all worth emulating. I have no idea what that shit is. Unfortunately, Thurman's father has abandoned him and his grandmother has passed on two years before - making Willie the closest thing to family he has left.