Mel Gibson Developing Film About Jewish Hero

Mel Gibson developing film about Jewish hero

Mel Gibson and Joe Ezsterhas will collaborate for an untitled drama about Jewish warrior Judah Maccabee, it was first reported late Thursday, and now, Jewish leaders are speaking out about what they feel is hypocrisy in having Gibson involved.

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  • Mel Gibson film about Jewish hero draws criticism
    Gibson's company, Icon Productions, is developing the movie ... participation by Gibson in the film that is expected to bring to life the warrior who is associated with the celebration of Hanukkah is a problem for some Jewish leaders.
    09/9/2011 - 10:47 pm | View Link
  • Mel Gibson developing movie about Jewish hero
    (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Kevork Djansezian (CBS) Mel Gibson is teaming up with Warner Bros. to develop a film about the life of Jewish hero Judah Maccabee. Entertainment Weekly confirms that the Oscar-winner is working with screenwriter ...
    09/9/2011 - 12:24 pm | View Link
  • Mel Gibson and Warner Bros. developing Jewish hero epic
    Mel Gibson, the Oscar winner who has defended himself against accusations of anti-Semitism, is developing a film for ... possibility that he could act in the film. Maccabee, his four brothers and his father led the Jewish revolt against the Greek-Syrian ...
    09/9/2011 - 9:48 am | View Link
  • Mel Gibson reportedly developing film about Judah Maccabee
    Mel Gibson, who has been defending himself against accusations of anti-Semitism since a drunken tirade at a traffic stop in Malibu in July 2006, was reported today to be developing ... the film. Maccabee, his four brothers and his father led the Jewish ...
    09/9/2011 - 5:18 am | View Link
  • Jewish Leaders Blast Mel Gibson, Warner Bros. for Maccabee Movie
    Jewish leaders have blasted Mel Gibson and Warner Bros. for developing a movie about the Jewish war hero ... Foxman previously criticized Gibson's controversial 2004 film The Passion of the Christ, alongside other leaders, including Rabbi Marvin Heir ...
    09/9/2011 - 4:45 am | View Link
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  • Mel Gibson
    Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born on January 3, 1956, in Peekskill, New York, USA as the sixth of eleven children to parents Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman ...
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  • ADL and Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ"
    Interfaith Affairs. ADL and Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" Frequently Asked Questions Q. What is the basis for ADL's concerns about Mel Gibson's "The ...
    03/29/2015 - 8:36 am | View Website
  • Critique of Mel Gibson's "Passion of Christ"
    Diane Sawyer’s aptly titled interview, Mel Gibson’s Passion (February 16th on ABC's Primetime), revealed that the most controversial film so far this year is the ...
    03/28/2015 - 1:56 am | View Website
  • Mel Gibson's "Passion of the Christ": An International Hoax
    On ABC’s Primetime interview with Mel Gibson, Diane Sawyer noted the centrality of Mary Magdalene in the film as the friend who remained close to Jesus throughout ...
    03/26/2015 - 12:57 pm | View Website
  • Mel Gibson
    Early Hollywood years. Mel Gibson's first American film was Mark Rydell's 1984 drama The River, in which he and Sissy Spacek played struggling Tennessee farmers.
    03/26/2015 - 3:18 am | View Website
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