El actor Jack Black will reteam alongside Bobby and Peter Farrelly in a new holiday comedy. According to Deadline, the film will be titled Dear Santa and will mark a return to a collaboration between the filmmakers and the actor, who they did not match since blind lovereleased in 2001. Dear Santa will be directed by Bobby, while Peter Farrelly will be dedicated to the production work of the film.
‘Blind Love’ (20th Century Fox)
In theory, the plot will focus on a young man who, after a simple spelling mistakeinstead of sending his annual letter to the North Pole for Santa Claus, he does it much further south, specifically to hell where the recipient of his letter is satan himself. Black himself gushed about the project a few days ago, when he posted a photo of himself among Christmas decorations. Co-starring in the film will be Robert Timothy Smith, Keegan-Michael Key, Brianne Howey, Hayes MacArthur, PJ Byrne, Jaden Carson Baker, Kai Cech and Austin Post, while the script is written by the Farrellys and Ricky Blitt. Blind love was at the time an unexpected blockbuster that criticized the standards of feminine beauty, through a protagonist who fell in love with a girl who actually weighed 130 kilosbut whom he could only see as the incredibly beautiful Gwyneth Paltrow.
Jack Black. (Photo: AFP)
The duo of the Farrelly brothers are known worldwide for their work in comedy. They are directly responsible for titles such as Two dumbs so dumbs, Something is wrong with Mary or Me, myself and Irene. Bobby, in fact, will premiere in our country the remake of Champions, Champions, on December 15. But apart from lavishing himself on this type of genre, the director ended up taking the Oscar for Green Book. We can hear Jack Black next April putting his voice to the villain Bowser for Super Mario Bros: The Movie.
The Farrelly and Black collaboration is highly anticipated. In fact, the Californian actor’s filmography has always been characterized by starring in fun family comedies like School of Rock, Los two Jumanji reboots and pranks like Tropic Thunder or The reporter: The legend of Ron Burgundy. Peter Farrelly will play the part of him in Ricky Stanicky, an all-star comedy that stars Zac Efron, John Cena y William H. Macy. We do not know when Dear Santa will start filming, but surely an attempt will be made to schedule it for Christmas 2024.
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