FATMAN

Writers/Directors: The Nelms Bros.

May 8, 2019: Full Hollywood Reporter Article Here (excerpt below):

Mel Gibson to Play Rowdy Santa Claus in 'Fatman' — The action comedy - heading to the Cannes market - is a darkly comic Christmas movie.

Ho ho ho, it's, er, Mel Gibson! The actor is set to suit up as Santa Claus in upcoming action comedy Fatman, heading to the Cannes market with Fortitude (CAA reps for U.S.)

"This rowdy Santa tale is a film we’ve been excited to make for some time and we’re thrilled to have equally passionate partners in Rough House and Fortitude who carry the same fire!” said the Nelms.

The film will be produced by Brandon James of Rough House, Nadine de Barros (JT Leroy) of Fortitude and Lisa Wolofsky (White Crow) of Skywolf. Executive producers include James’ Rough House Partners, David Gordon Green, Danny McBride and Jody Hill.

Gibson is represented by CAA, Nelms by Ilene Feldman Management, LBI Entertainment, ICM Partners and Morris, Yorn, Rubenstein.

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