Mark Waters

‘Bad Santa 2’ Is Actually Happening, Lands ‘Mean Girls’ Director Mark Waters

by Britt Hayes November 3, 2015 @ 5:37 PM
After years of speculation and casual promises that eventually became very easy to brush off, a sequel to 2003's Bad Santa is finally happening — with a catch. While Billy Bob Thornton has been confirmed to return (obviously), director Terry Zwigoff will not be joining in on the mean-spirited holiday fun, with Mean Girls director Mark Waters taking his place.

'Vampire Academy' Trailer: Finally an Intentionally Funny Young Adult Film

by Damon Houx November 21, 2013 @ 8:29 PM
The Weinstein Co.
There have been a number of Young Adult adaptations made of late -- arguably too many -- that focus on the growing pains of becoming an adult while dealing with a dystopian future, or magic, or vampires and werewolves. But though these movies have had their jokes, none have been pitched as comedies, and that might be where 'Vampire Academy' succeeds.