The filmmaker is set to remake the Sam Peckinpah classic, and recently explained that his version leans into the film's central concept of "guys with lives of accrued violence."
EXCLUSIVE : Mel Gibson has been set by Warner Bros to direct The Wild Bunch , a new version of the 1969 Sam Peckinpah-directed classic Western. Gibson is writing the script with Bryan Bagby. Gibson will be executive producer. In The Wild Bunch , an aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the traditional American West is disappearing around them and the industrial age is taking over. They are pursued by a posse led by a former partner they double crossed…
Mel Gibson’s attorneys are accusing the producer of “The Professor and the Madman” of seeking to swindle Ireland’s tax authorities. Gibson is engaged in a pitched legal battle with producer Voltage Pictures over the film, which tells the dark origin story of the Oxford English Dictionary. The director, Farhad Safinia, first accused Voltage in July […]
Mel Gibson has been dealt a blow over a movie he's spent two decades trying to bring to the screen, and which is now locked in a legal dispute.
Taraji P. Henson will executive produce and star in the Paramount comedy “What Men Want,” which the studio has set for release on January 11, 2019. The film, inspired by Nancy Meyers’ 2000 romantic comedy “What Women Want,” follows a female sports agent (Henson) who has been constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. Meyers’ original starred Mel Gibson as a chauvinistic ad executive who gains the ability to hear what women are thinking after a fluke accident.
The aptly titled Daddy’s Home 2 has a first trailer, which indicates that Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg’s parental figures will be contending with not only each other this time around, but also with their respective fathers — played by John Lithgow and Mel Gibson.
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
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.
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.
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).
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.
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’.