Suicide Squad 2 will have a new director and if reports are to be believed, Mel Gibson will be wearing the director's cap. The 61-year-old is in talks with Warner Bros. and if all goes well, the actor will replace David Ayer as the director in the much-anticipated sequel to 2016's superhero film Suicide Squad.
Mel Gibson is mulling joining the DC Extended Universe … as a director. Warner Bros. is courting the actor-director to helm Suicide Squad 2 and the sides are early in talks, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Sources say that Gibson is familiarizing himself with the material.
'Bone Tomahawk' filmmaker S. Craig Zahler wrote the script and will direct the crime drama, which will be introduced to buyers at Berlin's European Film Market
Both Mel Gibson and John Lithgow are being courted for roles in a film that will, according to The Hollywood Reporter, tell a story about an older generation of dueling fathers. The original film starred Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg as two dads competing for the affections of their biological and step-children. It’s not clear who Lithgow and Gibson might play in the film, but our money would be on them playing the fathers of Ferrel’s sensitive type and Wahlberg’s brazen cool dad.
For the first time in 20 years, Mel Gibson is back in the Oscar fold. The controversial actor and director has been nominated for Best Director for his work on “Hacksaw Ridge”– his first since he took home a director Oscar for “Braveheart” in 1996. “Hacksaw Ridge,” which tells the story of conscientious objector Desmond Doss... Read more »
Mel Gibson’s new movie charts the wartime heroics of Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield), an Army medic who saved 75 men during the bloody battle of Okinawa. “It was always ‘the escarpment’,” Doss’s fellow medic Leigh Willoughby told The Washington Post in 2016.
Never fear, Mad Max hasn’t been at the pies. Rather, that’s a protruding false belly that Mel Gibson is rocking, while filming his latest movie role in Dublin. And that’s a rather impressive stovepipe hat he’s sporting too, not to mention that massive bushy beard, which appears to be all his own. He completes the look with a belly-hugging waistcoat, pocket watch, and overcoat, though the New Balance do let the side down a bit. ...
For the last ten years, Mel Gibson and Hollywood have been deeply estranged. But this weekend’s opening of “Hacksaw Ridge,” his powerfully crafted, bloody-heart-on-the-sleeve drama about the most heroic pacifist — or maybe the only pacifist — to serve in World War II, marks their official reconciliation. After all the scandals and feuds and recriminations, after... Read more »
Whilst on the comeback trail with his new movie ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ earning enthusiastic reviews, Mel Gibson has taken a stab at the current big boys of blockbuster cinema. From his Oscar-winning ‘Braveheart’ to ‘The Passion of the Christ’ to ‘Apocalypto,’ Gibson’s directorial works have long been noted for their harsh, unflinching, some might say fetishised depictions of violence.
The reviews for what’s being called Mel Gibson’s ‘comeback’ movie ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ are in… and as predicted, they’re glowingly positive. Gibson and his cast, including Andrew Garfield and Vince Vaughn, have even scored a few five-star notices too. “Hacksaw Ridge is being touted as Gibson’s comeback.
Truer words may never have been spoken by Mel Gibson. During an appearance on ‘The Late Show’ with Stephen Colbert, he broached some of Gibson’s poorer judgement calls in the past. Then, when Colbert asked what Mel would tell his younger self, Gibson said: “Don’t be so caught up in the little things.
"It’s not just some chronological telling of just that event. That could be boring, and you think, ‘Oh, we read that,' " he explained. "But what are the other things around it that happened?"
Mel Gibson has said that he has ‘never discriminated against anyone’, while speaking frankly about his now infamous anti-semitic outburst at a policeman in 2006. Gibson, who is on the comeback trail with his new movie ‘Hacksaw Ridge’, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, and was recording spouting the abuse.
‘Braveheart’ Director’s Cut, anyone? During an interview with Collider, Mel Gibson revealed that he has a whole hour of deleted ‘Braveheart’ scenes… and he may be tempted to do something with it. Asked about Braveheart’s final cut, Gibson revealed that the movie “lost almost an hour” by the time the final version was completed.
As he mounts something of a directorial comeback, Mel Gibson has been chosen to receive the Hollywood Film Awards’ Hollywood Director Award. The prize will be handed at an awards ceremony to be hosted by James Corden on Nov. 6 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
So, you’re just up a hill, and you bump into Mel Gibson. And while this sort of thing happens all the time, nonetheless a snap of pals Heather Fogarty, Michael O’Connor and Shane Gallagher with the Hollywood star is going viral. – Seven magnificent 21st century westerns – Fantastic Beasts posters reveal Harry Potter link – Nicolas Cage hunts Bin Laden in Army of One trailer The three were hiking up the Great Sugar Loaf, in County Wicklow, when Mel pitched up. “Climbed the Sugar Loaf today!” captioned Heather. ...
After 10 years in director's jail, Gibson is back with 'Hacksaw Ridge' and lining up acting projects said to have CAA and UTA in a race to rep the star, who was once fired by WME's Ari Emanuel.
As we all know, Mel Gibson isn’t one to mince his words. Gibson was speaking with Deadline about the relatively small budget he managed to bring his new World War II movie ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ in at. Making the film in Australia, with mostly Australian crew and with a good exchange rate, he says that he took a ‘$27 million budget and turned it into a $40 million budget’.
Mel Gibson has been persona non grata in Hollywood for some years now, following his famous and very public meltdown. But some critics are now saying he could be welcomed back into the fold, following what appear to be blazing reviews of his new movie ‘Hacksaw Ridge’. In Variety, Owen Gleiberman writes: “It will likely prove to be the first film in a decade that can mark his re-entry into the heart of the industry. ...
Mel Gibson may not be done with the Jesus story. The notorious actor and filmmaker overcame personal controversies to enjoy a massive box office hit with his 2004 film ‘The Passion of the Christ,’ which cast Jim Caviezel as Jesus Christ in the brutal final hours of his life. Independently produced for $30 million, ‘The Passion of the Christ’ was met with a mixed critical response but was warmly embraced by many Christians across the globe, taking almost $612 million worldwide ($370 million in the US alone).
Jones, who played Principal Ed Rooney – a headmaster who spent an entire day attempting to track down a young pupil playing hookie – got into trouble with the law in 2003 when he was arrested for possession of child pornography. Jones pleaded no contest and had to register as a sex offender as well as serving five years’ probation. Jones still works in Hollywood to this day – catch him in 2014’s disaster movie ‘10.0 Earthquake’ – but was arrested twice in 2010 for failing to update his sex offender status in Florida and then again in California.
Both Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are likely breathing a sigh of relief that their private lives will not continue to be dragged through the courts and newspapers thanks to settling on a sum for their divorce. While something of a sting, the $7 million (just over £5 million) he will hand over to Ms Heard shouldn’t dent the war chest he’s likely amassed over 30 years in the movie business.
Trailer for the historical drama "Hacksaw Ridge" based on World War II Army Medic Desmond T. Doss. Starring Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Vince Vaughn, Luke Bracey, Hugo Weaving and Teresa Palmer. Directed by Mel Gibson.
Mel Gibson is working on a sequel to his 2004 biblical blockbuster ‘The Passion of The Christ’, according to reports. Randall Wallace, the screenwriter who penned Oscar-winner 'Braveheart’ for Gibson, confirmed rumours that he’s currently writing the script. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he added that 'the project is becoming too difficult to keep under wraps’.