Mel Gibson’s attempts at resurrecting his career after a few highly-publicized meltdowns have been rocky, at best. Jodie Foster’s ‘The Beaver’ bombed. Recently, Warner Bros. passed on a screenplay Gibson acquired from ‘Basic Instinct’ writer Joe Eszterhas. But a celebrated cult director would like to lend Gibson a helping hand by casting him in a potential sequel.
Often when filmmakers go through a rough patch in their career they return to material that's worked for them before. So it's no surprise that Mel Gibson - after a couple of years drenched in tabloid attention - would return to the Biblical stories. But Warner Brothers has rejected the script that Gibson commissioned from Hollywood legend Joe Eszterhas.
It's been nearly 14 long years since 'Lethal Weapon 4' came out, and while there was always talk about a fifth installment, it never came to pass. But now director Richard Donner has spoken out about what could have been if cameras had rolled on 'Lethal Weapon 5.'
Sons of Scotland, your time is at hand! In the vein of Starz' 'Spartacus' series and HBO's 'Game of Thrones', it looks like William Wallace might be the next to get the pay-cable TV series treatment. As most remember, the saga of William Wallace was most famously (if inaccurately) chronicled by Mel Gibson's 1995 Oscar-winner 'Braveheart.' But how close to the movie will this series be?