Brad Pitt still wants to make that movie about Pontius Pilate


Longtime readers of this blog might recall that Brad Pitt was once attached to a movie about Pontius Pilate. He was said to have abandoned that project two years ago, but now comes word via The New York Times that Pitt still wants to make that film.

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Mel Gibson’s Passion sequel will jump back and forth in time between the Resurrection and the Old Testament


Deadline has a long, long interview with Mel Gibson up today. The primary focus of the interview is Gibson’s new film, Hacksaw Ridge, which opened to mostly good reviews and a ten-minute standing ovation at the Venice film festival this week — but along the way, Gibson talks about the other films he’s made, and about the films he wants to make. And that includes his sequel to The Passion of the Christ.

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Mel Gibson talks about Passion sequel The Resurrection


Nearly three months ago, Braveheart writer Randall Wallace revealed that he and Mel Gibson were working on a sequel to The Passion of the Christ. Now Gibson himself has addressed those rumours at an evangelistic crusade in California.

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Virtual-reality Jesus movie to preview at Venice next month


Heads up for anyone going to the Venice International Film Festival next month: You may get a chance to preview some footage from a virtual-reality movie about Jesus.

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Mel Gibson reportedly cuts profanity from his World War II movie Hacksaw Ridge to make it more Christian-friendly


I’ve been saying for a while that Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge, which tells the true story of a Seventh-Day Adventist who refused to carry a weapon yet nevertheless saved dozens of lives during the Battle of Okinawa, could be the “Christian World War II movie” that many people hoped Unbroken would be a couple years ago.

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Watch: The first trailer for Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge


The first trailer for Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge is here, and it has all the epic battle footage that you’d expect from the director of Braveheart as well as some clear nods to the religious faith of the film’s main character.

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