We got the Daddy's Home 2 cast to design Christmas jumpers and the results were ridiculous

Tom Butler
UK Movies Editor

This week sees the release of Daddy’s Home 2 in UK cinemas. The festive follow-up to the 2015 comedy hit sees Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg’s return as duelling co-dads Brad and Dusty, and this time they’ve brought their dads with them, played – in a superb piece of casting – by John Lithgow and Mel Gibson.

Yahoo met with the comedy quartet for a live Facebook interview earlier this month to talk about the movie and all things festive, and as part of our chat, we asked the stars to design their very own Christmas jumpers.

All four Hollywood stars threw themselves into the challenge with gusto, and the results were as varied and nuanced as their individual acting styles.

Will Ferrell’s heraldic design

“Mine’s very freeform, there’s a lot of stuff going on. It kinda looks like a cheerleading jumper,” says Ferrell.

John Lithgow’s self-portrait

“My portrait is on it, featuring the big chin,” explains Lithgow.

Mark Wahlberg’s medicinal effort

“This is my assistant… he lost 230lbs from smoking medical marijuana,” says Wahlberg.

Mel Gibson’s frankly terrifying design

“I imagine the man had to catch his own dinner, and he’s a gamer, so he went out and he got some game,” explains Gibson.

Watch the full video interview with Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, and John Lithgow below…


Daddy’s Home 2 is in UK cinemas now.

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