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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    We just got a look at Get the Gringo, an action film that Mel Gibson co-wrote ... Deadline said today, [Gibson’s] Icon label is developing an epic period Viking film that Gibson will direct, and which his Braveheart writer Randall Wallace has just ...
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  • 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 to Produce Film About Judah Maccabee
    Mel Gibson, king of prejudiced rants, is developing a film about a Jewish warrior. He will produce the film for Warner Bros. via his Icon Productions. Joe Eszterhas, the writer for Basic Instinct and Showgirls, has been tapped to write the historical war ...
    09/9/2011 - 7:25 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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