Fittingly, two of his co-stars from that film (Michael Mc Glone and Connie Britton) show up here, as well.
They will all team up again for the "Mc Mullen" sequel Burns is writing."'Mc Mullen' is more of a comedy, and I thought, if I'm going to do these two movies close together, why not gamble and do something a little more dramatic with the Fitzgerald clan? I knew I wanted to make a film about a big Irish family.
Saint Lawrence was one of seven deacons who were in charge of giving help to the poor and the needy. So he ordered Lawrence to bring the Church's treasure to him. Then he went through the city and gathered together all the poor and sick people supported by the Church.
As he was led to execution, Lawrence followed him weeping, "Father, where are you going without your deacon? The Prefect of Rome, a greedy pagan, thought the Church had a great fortune hidden away.
From "Elf" to "Bad Santa," none qualifies as a kitchen sink drama.