By Mandela Wells
“Bad Santa 2” has begun assembling a cast that includes Billy Bob Thornton, Brett Kelly and Kathy Bates. The newest addition to the cast now, is none other than Christina Hendricks. Hendricks is reported to be playing the head of a society charity that Willie Stokes (Thornton) and his mother (Bates) are planning to rip off. Other rumors say Hendricks character will also have somewhat of a Santa fetish. This along with the official plot have yet to be fully confirmed
Hendricks is best known for her Emmy nominated role in the highly beloved hit drama series “Mad Men“. Outside of Television Hendricks has starred in a number of films including “Drive“, “God’s Pocket” and last years “Lost River“.
The screenplay has been written by Johnny Rosenthal, Doug Ellin and Shauna Cross. “Bad Santa 2” is being produced by both Andrew Gunn and Geyer Kosinski. It is set to begin shooting in Montreal, Canada next week. The film will hit theaters on November 23rd of this year