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  • Sequel to Mel Gibson’s controversial ‘Passion of the Christ’ reportedly in the works

    June 14, 2016 | 2:33 pm

     Actor-director Mel Gibson and screenwriter Randall Wallace reportedly are working on a sequel to the controversial film “The Passion of the Christ.”

    Wallace told The Hollywood Reporter, which first reported the sequel, that the second film will focus on the resurrection of...

  • The script for Gibson’s shelved ‘Jewish Braveheart’—The Wrap reads it and shares some details

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 18, 2012 | 9:27 am

    Last week I mentioned Joe Eszterhas’ letter to Mel Gibson accusing the actor-director of hating Jews after Warner Bros.’ shelved Gibson’s film about Judah Maccabee, based on a screenplay that Eszterhas delivered in February. Now The Wrap has gotten its hands on that script.


  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    February 19, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Foxman Presses Vatican on Film

    Abraham Foxman wants the Vatican to take a stand on Mel Gibson's controversial film on Jesus. Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, met with Vatican officials Tuesday. He urged Vatican officials to tell bishops around the...

  • How Jews, Christians See Gibson’s Film

    By Dennis Prager

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Early this past summer, Mel Gibson invited me to see "The Passion," his film on the trial and crucifixion of Jesus. The invitation was significant in that I was the first practicing Jew and active member of the American Jewish community to be invited.

    He did so because he believed,...

  • Jesus’ Death Now Debated by Jews

    By Eric J. Greenberg

    October 9, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The controversy over Mel Gibson's upcoming film about the death of Jesus has spurred painful exchanges between Jews and Christians and progressive and traditional Catholics in recent days. To date, the debates have centered on the "proper" interpretation of the role of Jews in Jesus'...