New ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ Trailer Teases a Shenanigan-Filled Christmas Vacation

Paramount Pictures has released a new Daddy’s Home 2 trailer online, and surprise—it’s a Christmas movie! Indeed, while the initial trailer certainly took place during winter, it appears Paramount was holding the Christmas theme back a bit until after Halloween. But now that November has officially arrived, we can see that Daddy’s Home 2 is very much a Christmas comedy, as director Sean Anders (Horrible Bosses 2) will try to enter the annals of holiday cinema classics.

The follow-up finds Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg’s characters bringing their own dads along for a big family Christmas vacation, but as is the case when it comes to kooky comedies, these personalities do not mix well. John Lithgow fills the role of Ferrell’s sensitive, lovey-dovey father while Mel Gibson plays Wahlberg’s foul-mouthed, macho patriarch. Christmas-themed hilarity ensues.

Check out the new Daddy’s Home 2 trailer below. The film also stars Linda Cardellini, John Cena, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Hannibal Buress. Daddy’s Home 2 opens in theaters on November 10th.

Here’s the official synopsis for Daddy’s Home 2:

Father and stepfather Dusty and Brad join forces to make Christmastime perfect for the children. Their newfound partnership soon gets put to the test when Dusty’s old-school, macho dad and Brad’s gentle father arrive to turn the holiday upside down.

Image via Paramount Pictures

Image via Paramount Pictures

Image via Paramount Pictures

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