Hollywood studio Disney have lined up Mel Gibson to take over from current
chief Michael Eisner, because they're impressed with the massive profit his
movie The Passion Of The Christ made.
Gibson's $25 million (GBP13.8 million) investment in the controversial
film has been rewarded by takings of over $600 million (GBP333 million) so far,
and Disney bosses are confident he'll be able to produce similarly spectacular
results at the
A spokesperson for Disney says, "Gibson has the sensibilities Hollywood
needs, he has the right insight to lead a studio.
"Look at those numbers! Now, that is how to make movies - none of this
$120 million nonsense."
American website PAGE SIX claims Disney want Gibson to contribute millions
of his own money for the takeover to succeed.
A close pal to the 48-year-old says, "The discussions have not gone