Mel Gibson is a Deadly Santa Claus in Fatman Trailer

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Mel Gibson is a Deadly Santa Claus in Fatman Trailer

Mel Gibson is a Deadly Santa Claus in Fatman Trailer

Saban Films has released official trailer for Eshom and Ian Nelms’ upcoming action-comedy film titled Fatman, featuring Mel Gibson as he plays a whole different kind of Santa Claus you’ve never seen before. The film will hit the theaters on November 13 and will be having its VOD and digital releases on November 17. Check out the video in the player below!

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To save his declining business, Chris Cringle, also known as Santa Claus, is forced into a partnership with the U.S. military. Making matters worse, Chris gets locked into a deadly battle of wits against a highly skilled assassin, hired by a precocious 12-year-old after receiving a lump of coal in his stocking. ‘Tis the season for Fatman to get even, in the action-comedy that keeps on giving.

The Rated-R film will be led by Academy Award winner Mel Gibson (Mad Max, Braveheart) as Santa Claus, Emmy nominee Walton Goggins  (Ant-Man and the Wasp, Justified), and Golden Globe nominee Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Secrets & Lies).

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Fatman is written and directed by the Nelms Brothers (Small Town Crime), Eshom and Ian Nelms. Rough House Pictures is producing along with Todd Courtney of Mammoth Entertainment with Mammoth now set to finance. Rough House’s Brandon James, Fortitude’s Nadine de Barros, Skywolf’s Lisa Wolofsky, Michelle Lang, and Robert Menzies are also producing.

Rough House partners Danny McBride, David Gordon Green, and Jody serve as executive producers.