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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