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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  • See A Poster for Mel Gibson’s First Directorial Effort in Almost a Decade
    Mel Gibson hasn’t directed a feature film since 2006’s Apocalypto ... but that was about four years ago when Gibson was also developing a picture about the Jewish warrior Judah Maccabee. We haven’t heard much regarding either project in a while.
    07/1/2016 - 12:31 pm | View Link
  • Why Mel Gibson’s Sequel to ‘The Passion of the Christ’ Could Be His Shot at Redemption
    Still, I can think of one potential benefit to a Gibson-directed film about the early church. Many people, myself included, noted that one of the flaws of “The Passion” was how it divided all of the Jewish characters into followers of Jesus and enemies ...
    06/10/2016 - 6:57 am | View Link
  • Mel Gibson 'hates Jews', says screenwriter Joe Eszterhas
    The Maccabees film cancelled as screenwriter accuses director Mel Gibson of antisemitism in nine-page letter The Hollywood screenwriter Joe Eszterhas has accused Mel Gibson of sabotaging a planned film about a famous 2nd century BC Jewish revolt for ...
    04/12/2012 - 2:10 am | 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 - 9:42 am | View Link
  • Mel Gibson Developing a Film About Jewish Warrior Judah Maccabee
    In what seems like a move to get back in the good graces of those offended by his anti-Semitic remarks made during his highly publicized arrest in 2006, actor and filmmaker Mel Gibson is working on a film that will tell the story of Jewish warrior Judah ...
    09/9/2011 - 7:31 am | View Link
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  • Mel Gibson Developing Passion of the Christ Sequel
    Mel Gibson and Randall Wallace are reportedly planning a sequel to their controversial 2004 blockbuster The Passion of the Christ.
    08/22/2016 - 7:40 am | View Website
  • Major Jewish Group Accuses Golden Globe Awards of ...
    An international Jewish human rights organization blasted the organizers of Hollywood’s Golden Globe Awards for selecting disgraced movie star Mel Gibson ...
    08/21/2016 - 10:58 pm | View Website
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    08/19/2016 - 4:59 am | View Website
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