Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson Thinks ‘Batman v Superman’ Was ‘A Piece of’...Well, You Know

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by Britt Hayes September 6, 2016 @ 4:36 PM
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Mel Gibson is hardly one to judge the quality of someone’s personal life, but given his track record as a director, he is in a position to judge the quality of films — in any case, he’s certainly entitled to his opinions, just like the rest of us. And in news that will probably become a huge deal in certain conspiracy theory corners of Reddit, the actor and director has some harsh words for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Mel Gibson Shoots Everyone but His Daughter in ‘Blood Father’ Trailer

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by Matthew Monagle July 10, 2016 @ 11:50 AM
Lionsgate Movies
Mel Gibson has spent the majority of his career playing variations of the same slightly unhinged character, so it was probably inevitable — even despite his well-deserved years in the Hollywood penalty box — that some producer would find occasion to cast him as a slightly unhinged dad. The new trailer for Blood Father shows Gibson ranting and raving as per usual, only this time he has an estranged daughter on the run to protect and a survivalist beard. The latter certainly seems like an upgrade.

Mel Gibson Is Planning a ‘Passion of the Christ’ Sequel

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by Britt Hayes June 9, 2016 @ 7:18 PM
Newmarket Films
Faith-based films have been riding a wildly successful wave for several years now, only recently stumbling a bit with the underwhelming box office returns for God’s Not Dead 2. And while that seemed to indicate that faithful audiences might not be too keen on sequels, Mel Gibson may very well prove that theory wrong as the actor and director is apparently plotting a sequel to The Passion of the Christ.

Mel Gibson Could Have Played Odin in the ‘Thor’ Movies

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by Britt Hayes May 26, 2016 @ 8:00 PM
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe is loaded with great actors in supporting roles, from Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Douglas to upcoming additions like Cate Blanchett and Tilda Swinton. It’s names like those that help enrich the MCU; it’s harder to dismiss these movies as silly comic book fare when you have someone like Sir Anthony Hopkins playing Odin. As it turns out, that specific bit of casting wouldn’t have happened if Marvel went with an earlier choice: Mel Gibson.

Today’s Mad Lib is Mel Gibson, Kate Hudson and Kurt Russell in a Gold Rush TV Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 18, 2016 @ 3:28 PM
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Welp, if the movies weren’t going to take Mel Gibson back, you could bet he’d try the TV gold rush eventually, though perhaps not literally. Gibson will star in and produce a new series alongside Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson, following the 1849 Gold Rush of The Barbary Coast.

‘Blood Father’ Trailer: Mel Gibson Is Tatted Up and Ready to Shoot All the Bad Guys

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by Britt Hayes April 4, 2016 @ 8:06 PM
Blood Father is not a very good movie title, but there could be something to this new thriller starring Mel Gibson as a tattoo artist / biker badass / former convict / loving father. The first trailer offers a narrative familiar to anyone who’s seen a Liam Neeson action flick (and its many imitators), but Gibson’s wacky character description combined with a few shots seemingly lifted from Mad Max: Fury Road make Blood Father seem a bit more interesting than your average Red Box rental.