Celebrities don’t want rosy cheeks, a white beard or a giant stomach (stuffed with jelly) to seem like Santa Claus. Some stars have tried their hand at dressing up as jolly previous Saint Nick for the vacation season, whereas others have achieved so for enjoyable or for roles.
Tim Allen, for one, famously portrayed Santa in 1994’s The Santa Clause, 2002’s The Santa Clause 2 and 2006’s The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause. The actor later mirrored on the three-and-a-half hours it took to rework into the character with a fats go well with and make-up.
“I’ve since then admired Eddie Murphy and Jim Carrey, in fact — anyone who’s achieved these fats fits, there’s no technique to get round how uncomfortable that’s,” Allen advised 20/20 in November 2017, noting that he couldn’t be within the go well with for longer than six hours due to a scarcity of air flow. “I don’t know the way these different guys did it.”
The costume precipitated different issues too. “The unique coat we did for the primary film was actual velvet. It had filigree throughout it,” the Residence Enchancment alum defined. “It additionally had tiny little bells all over the place. … [We] didn’t actually [know] how obnoxious it could be.”
Allen needed to redo a lot of the audio after filming in consequence. “I ADRed [Automatic Dialog Replacement] most of that movie as a result of folks [said], ‘What’s all that ringing?’ And it was me strolling,” he stated.
Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried and Lacey Chabert put a distinct spin on the Santa go well with in 2004’s Mean Girls, which confirmed their characters dancing to “Jingle Bell Rock” at their highschool expertise present.
“As a result of Lindsay was a minor on the time, we truly had an actual wrestle discovering time to choreograph the factor,” director Mark Waters advised Entertainment Weekly in November 2020. “We employed a choreographer; it was going to be a way more elaborate dance. After which, as a result of we couldn’t e book the time along with her, it ended up being a bit of extra roughshod and a bit of messier than we have been intending, however that ended up being the best factor. We’re truly ready to do that for actual and have it really feel messy prefer it ought to [for high school teens]. That labored for the film.”