Billy Bob Thornton in Talks For Bad Santa 2

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Billy Bob Thornton is in talks with The Weinstein Company to join the cast of Bad Santa 2 by reprising his role as Willie.

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

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The first film starred Bernie Mac, John Ritter, and Lauren Graham.  The comedy made $76.5 million at the worldwide box office.

Bad Santa 2 was one of the many sequel films announced by The Weinstein Company in December.

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Billy Bob Thornton

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Billy Bob Thornton is an actor, writer, director and singer from Hot Springs, Arkansas.  Thornton has been acting since 1989, but got his real start after writing, directing, and starring in Sling Blade in 1996.

After Sling Blade, Billy Bob found his way into plenty of big hollywood movies including Armageddon, Pushing Tin, and Bandits.  However, it was his role in the 2003 Bad Santa that made him one of the most wanted men in Hollywood.

As a singer, Billy Bob Thornton was with the blues rock band, Tres Hombres and has also recorded a cover of the Johnny Cash "Ring of Fire."  Thornton is currently working on another album.

In his personal life, Thornton has been married five times, including his most famous marriage to Angelina Jolie.  Currently, Billy Bob is dating but doesn't think he'll get married again.

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