Bad Santa 2 is happening 

Billy Bob Thornton is reuniting with Fargo producer, Geyer Kosinski, to make a sequel to the underrated Christmas comedy Bad Santa.

Thornton will reprise his role of thief-turned-Santa Willie Soke in Bad Santa 2, which will start production in January for a Christmas 2016 release.

A writer and director have yet to be announced. It’s also unknown of the kid from the first movie will return. 

Miramax and Broad Green Pictures will co-finance and co-produce.