Filmmaking brothers Ian and Eshom Nelms are behind this unique story.
“My mother and pop went exhausting at Christmas so there isn’t any trauma there,” mentioned Eshom.
“Clearly, we’re attempting to buck all that with this movie,” laughed Ian.
The movie has a hitman looking for and kill Santa… however Santa, who’s performed by Mel Gibson, could also be quite a bit more durable than he expects to take down!
“My conclusion on the finish was it is obtained a very heat beating coronary heart on the heart of it however it’s form of like an old style western,” mentioned Gibson.
“And that is form of what Ian and I try for, proper? To maintain you engaged, to maintain you guessing, to present you a few of these left turns while you assume you have been going proper,” mentioned Eshom.
“After which hopefully they really feel earned while you get there due to the set-up we put in,” mentioned Ian.
“Fatman” was shot in Canada within the winter. One scene referred to as for an outsized afghan… being created by Mrs. Claus. The inspiration for it was private.
“It was one thing our mother made us,” mentioned Ian.
“And it was written within the script. We could not discover out in all of Ottawa,” mentioned Eshom. “So we have been, like, ‘Okay, Mother,’ we name her up and we’re, like, ‘You gotta ship the afghan!”
And only for enjoyable, the Nelms brothers have their title on Santa’s sleigh within the movie- even when you do not see it on display screen. However you do see quite a lot of baked items for the elves.
“There was a neighborhood baker who was making these customized for us and he or she was simply, I imply, phenomenal. I believe the crew was attempting to snag these each three seconds,” mentioned Ian.
“They have been a treasured commodity!” mentioned Eshom.
“Fatman” is on the market now on digital and on demand.
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