Christina Hendricks Joins the Cast of ‘Bad Santa 2’

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Now that Bad Santa 2 is officially in the works, the film has added a new cast member to play the love interest to Billy Bob Thornton’s character. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mad Men alum Christina Hendricks has signed on to costar in the film, which Mean Girls’ Mark Waters will direct. Hendricks will play “an Ivy League-educated, upper class woman who runs a charity that is targeted by Thornton’s mall Santa and his foul-mouthed, tough-as-nails mother” played by Kathy Bates. The sequel starts shooting next week in Montreal.

Christina Hendricks Joins the Cast of ‘Bad Santa 2’