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Gibson: 'Film Fans Won't Stay Away From My Movie'

MEL GIBSON is optimistic film fans will flock to see his new movie APOCALYPTO despite his July (06) drink driving arrest and anti-Semitic controversy. Critics feel sure the upcoming epic, which focuses on the plight...

Gibson Blasts Sequel Crazy Hollywood

MEL GIBSON has blasted Hollywood bosses for making "sequel after sequel" and insists today's audience are smarter than film bosses realise. The action star-turned-director, who starred in four LETHAL WEAPON movies, knew his religious film...

Gibson Reassured By 'Uncle' Clint

MEL GIBSON almost backed out of his first Hollywood directing job, before fellow actor-turned-moviemaker CLINT EASTWOOD gave him the encouragement he needed. The BRAVEHEART star was due to direct 1993 film THE MAN WITHOUT A...

Movie Has Its Debut In Vatican City

Catherine Hadwicke's The Nativity Story on Sunday became the first theatrical feature film ever to have its premiere in Vatican City. In an interview with the Associated Press, Hardwicke (Lords of Dogtown, Thirteen), suggested that...

Leary Sings 'The Mel Gibson Blues'

Actor/comedian DENIS LEARY has lampooned disgraced Hollywood star MEL GIBSON in a song boasting anti-Semitic views and a fondness for tequila. Gibson, who courted controversy earlier this year (JUL06) with a racist tirade at a...

Green: 'Leave Richards Alone'

Canadian funnyman TOM GREEN has leaped to the defence of shamed comedian MICHAEL RICHARDS, insisting people should leave the former SEINFELD star in peace following his racist rant. Richards lost his cool during a stand-up...

Nbc To Add Third Night Of Dateline

Despite much publicized cuts in its staff, including the firing of regular correspondents Rob Stafford and Edie Magnus, Dateline NBC is being expanded to three nights per week beginning December 26. The network said that...

Breslin An Early Golden Globe Girl

Child star ABIGAIL BRESLIN is an early favourite to land a Best Actress Golden Globe award for acclaimed movie LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, according to Hollywood insiders. Sources tell awards website theenvelope.com that Breslin became a...

Michael Richards Acts To Quell Uproar Over His "Comedy" Act

Hoping to quiet a possibly career-ending uproar, Michael Richards, who played Kramer on Seinfeld, appeared via satellite on David Letterman's Late Show Monday night to apologize for using the "n-word" in a shouting match with...

Gibson Named Coldest Star In Hollywood

Actor MEL GIBSON has been branded Hollywood's Coldest Star following his anti-Semitic remarks in a drink driving arrest earlier this year (JUL06). The BRAVEHEART star, who was voted the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine...

Miller: 'Mel Is A Classic Tortured Catholic'

Australian director GEORGE MILLER insists his MAD MAX star MEL GIBSON is wracked with guilt over his Catholic religion and that's what makes him a great artist. Miller directed Gibson in his breakthrough role and...

Miller Planning Mad Max Prequel Without Gibson

MAD MAX director GEORGE MILLER is set to make a fourth movie about the apocalyptic road warrior but this one won't feature MEL GIBSON. The actor starred in Miller's three previous Mad Max movies -...

Gibson Gets Latin Business Award

Actor/director MEL GIBSON has been hailed for his "vision and courage" by a Latin American business group for his Mexico-shot new movie. APOCALYPTO is set in the ancient Mayan empire - now Mexico and Central...

Chevy Chase: 'Gibson Needs A Little Education'

Funnyman CHEVY CHASE is getting serious about pal MEL GIBSON's anti-Semitic rant after aping the controversy in a new 'ripped from-the-headlines' LAW + ORDER story. The SPIES LIKE US star plays a bigoted father who...

Christ Reference Turns Denzel Thriller Into A Comedy

A reference to JESUS CHRIST had to be taken out of the climax of DENZEL WASHINGTON and JIM CAVIEZEL's new movie because film fans found the scene at the end of the tense thriller hilarious....

Nbc Makes Ratings 'Jujitsu' Move Against Abc

In order to prevent being toppled by ABC's Good Morning America on the days that it aired Diane Sawyer's exclusive interview with Mel Gibson last month, NBC pulled all of its national advertising from the...

Gibson 'Too Old' For Sequels

Hollywood star MEL GIBSON has ruled out making any more sequels to his most popular movies, insisting he's too old for the action roles. Both 1979's MAD MAX and 1987's LETHAL WEAPON spawned successful follow-ups...

Caviezel: 'Gibson Is Doing Brilliant'

Actor JIM CAVIEZEL insists his PASSION OF THE CHRIST director MEL GIBSON is doing "brilliant" after his high-profile drink driving arrest in July (06). The MAD MAX star was arrested in Malibu, California and launched...

Disney Shows Support For Gibson

The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday that it believes that Mel Gibson's latest directorial effort, Apocalypto, will have broad audience appeal that will overcome the recent controversy surrounding his recent arrest and subsequent anti-Semitic remarks....

Gibson Saves Love From Drugs

HOLE rocker COURTNEY LOVE praised MEL GIBSON for saving her from a life of drugs after the Hollywood actor forced her into rehabilitation Gibson sought to help the wild lady of rock at her...

Mel Gibson Explains Drunken Outburst

Mel Gibson said Friday that his anti-Semitic outburst after he was arrested for DUI on July 28 may have been a drunken response to the charges by Jewish organizations that his 2004 film The Passion...

Police Probe Into Gibson Arrest Leak

Los Angeles police are launching an investigation into how details of actor MEL GIBSON's July (06) arrest for drink driving were leaked to the press. Sources at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department confirm the...

Gibson's Comments Sparked By War Conflict

LATEST: MEL GIBSON's insists he is not anti-Semitic and that the discriminatory statements he made when he was arrested were sparked by the ongoing war between Israel and Lebanon. The Oscar-winner was arrested on 28...

Sheriff Probes Release Of Mel's Arrest Report

TMZ, the website that disclosed Mel Gibson's arrest and subsequent anti-Semitic rant, reported Thursday that the Los Angeles Count Sheriff's Department has obtained a search warrant and raided the home of the officer who arrested...

Gibson Feared Nolte-style Mugshot

MEL GIBSON slicked his hair back before having his mug shot taken because he desperately wanted to avoid a snap like actor NICK NOLTE's famously disheveled 2002 photo, taken after his own drink driving arrest...

Rivers: 'Gibson Should Die'

Jewish comedienne JOAN RIVERS has launched a scathing attack on MEL GIBSON, insisting the actor should "die" for the anti-Semitic comments he made to police officers who arrested him for drink driving in July (06)....

Gibson: 'I Had My Rights Violated' During 'Passion' Controversy

LATEST: MEL GIBSON insists his rights were violated by the criticism he received for his movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, which resulted in resentment which surfaced the night he was arrested for drink driving....

Warrant Served In Mel Gibson Case

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is targetting the deputy who arrested MEL GIBSON for drink driving, alleging he leaked details of the arrest report to the media. The Department obtained a search warrant and...

Gibson Had To Drink Before Telling Kids About Arrest

Oscar-winner MEL GIBSON had to down several beers before being able to face his children the morning after he was arrested for drink driving and making anti-Semitic remarks. The BRAVEHEART star was arrested in July...

Sawyer Conducts Tough Interview With Gibson

Diane Sawyer, noted for her ability to land big "gets" on ABC's Primetime magazine show by purportedly assuring them of kid-glove treatment, has conducted a tough interview with Mel Gibson for Good Morning America, according...

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