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Billy Bob Thornton to Hit 'Bad Santa 2'

March 19, 2011 (5:40 am) GMT
The 55-year-old actor is reportedly in talks with Miramax-Weinstein film executives to play the boozy character in the 'Bad Santa' sequel.

is set to don the Santa suit again for a "" sequel. The movie star is in negotiations with Miramax-Weinstein film executives to reprise his boozy, foul-mouthed character Willie from the hit 2003 comedy.

"We feel that it's a Christmas perennial for the R-rated crowd," a spokesman for The Weinstein Company tells TheWrap. "Everyone loves the character and Billy Bob's excited to be in talks with us."

During a South by South West festival, Thornton let out a secret when promoting his documentary "The King of Luck." At that time, he admitted he wants to play the alcoholic Santa again.

"Bad Santa", directed by Terry Zwigoff, co-starred and John Ritter. The film also featured Lauren Tom and .


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