Oscar winner Mel Gibson will play a "puzzling, unorthodox" Santa in a new movie titled "Fatman," according to Variety. According to the report, the film will be shot in early 2020 in Canada. So far there is no information about who will star in the movie alongside Gibson.
The storyline description states that Gibson will be playing a version of Santa Claus "battling his downfall while a neglected and precocious 12-year-old hires a killer to kill the Santa after wearing one in his stocking Dry coal had received, "a script written by them work off. Previously, they worked on Waffle Street, Lost on Purpose and Small Town Crime.
Gibson is just the newest big actor to play Santa Claus. Tim Allen portrayed the character in The Santa Clause, while Richard Attenborough played him in 1
Gibson is a two-time Academy Award winner and was honored in 1995 for Braveheart.