Warner Bros. Wants Mel Gibson to Direct Suicide Squad 2

I'm just as surprised as you are about this, Mel.

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Make no mistake, despite all the money the DCEU is making for Warner Bros. the shared universe is in trouble. The film slate keeps changing, directors keep dropping away like flies, and the rumors — my god, so many rumors! One of the ways they seem to be … [Read more...]

Mel Gibson & Sean Penn Team Up For The Professor And The Madman

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Two of Hollywood's most combustable talents, Mel Gibson and Sean Penn, are joining forces for a film about the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary. Titled The Professor and the Madman, the movie is based on author Simon Winchester's book, The Surgeon of … [Read more...]

Trailer: Blood Father Starring Mel Gibson

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Action-thriller Blood Father is Mel Gibson's latest attempt to rejuvenate his acting career. Directed by Jean-Francois Richet (Mesrine Parts 1 and 2), the trailer shows a rather hirsute and muscle-bound Gibson protecting his estranged daughter, played by Erin … [Read more...]

Mel Gibson Planning The Passion of The Christ Sequel

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Mel Gibson is developing a sequel to his biggest hit, The Passion of the Christ (2004) with Braveheart screenwriter Randall Wallace. The movie will be a direct sequel to the original and will center on the resurrection story of Jesus. Writer Wallace, who was Oscar … [Read more...]

UPDATE: George Miller WILL Direct More Mad Max Movies

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Update: George Miller clarified his statement and it looks like one of my guesses that he was possibly misquoted was correct. Here's what he told The Wrap: That was a completely garbled interview. I was in New York and it was so noisy and the journalist was … [Read more...]

Hacksaw Ridge: Mel Gibson’s Directing Comeback Starring Andrew Garfield

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Mel Gibson is plotting yet another comeback and is set to direct World War 2 drama Hacksaw Ridge starring Andrew Garfield. The new project will be the first movie the Mad Max star's has directed since Apocalypto (2006). The story centers around real life army … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Everything Wrong With Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Mad Max: Fury Road has finally opened, and it's everything we're hoping for (read our review here), but for Friday's Funny Feature, we must turn it over to our friends at CinemaSins, as they find Everything Wrong With Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome. Have a great … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Mad Max: Fury Road Japanese Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Mad Max: Fury Road was a film that was so long in the making (it was to film in 2004), that not only did the star of the original trilogy, Mel Gibson, drop out because he's no longer age appropriate, but the likelihood that a cult film would get a big budget sequel … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction – Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer

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The visually crazy Mad Max: Fury Road trailer gets analyzed! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In an era of filmmaking where Hollywood studios are concentrating more and more on tentpole films, there are less and less smaller, out-of-left-field films being produced. What we usually get is sort … [Read more...]

Ryan Gosling, Tom Hardy, and Will Smith Approached For Suicide Squad

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) With Warner Brothers' massive update of DC film plans yesterday, we finally got the release date for David Ayer's Suicide Squad, and it was sooner than anyone expected. Now that we know when, the question becomes who will star in the film and there are some big … [Read more...]

Robert Downey Jr. Discusses Mel Gibson Directing Iron Man 4

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Robert Downey Jr. has admitted that he would return to the role of Iron Man if his friend Mel Gibson was handed directing duties on Iron Man 4. Admittedly, this question was shoehorned in at the end of a very enlightening interview with Deadline, where the actor … [Read more...]

Comic-Con: The Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer & Posters!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Amid the glorious insanity of Comic-Con, from Marvel's Avengers 2 and Ant-Man footage and Guardians of the Galaxy 2 announcement, to Warner Bros. and DC's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice tease and revealing of Wonder Woman,, it was easy to miss some other … [Read more...]

Mel Gibson Talks Directing,Television, And Richard Donner

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) There are falls from grace and then there is Mel Gibson's ongoing exile from mainstream Hollywood. Not only was the Mad Max one of the most bankable leading men in the business, but he was also an Oscar-winning director, helming critical and commercial smash … [Read more...]

New Images & Synopsis: Mad Max: Fury Road

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Director George Miller has returned to the franchise which carved his name indefinitely into the action genre. Mad Max: Fury Road is a re-imagining of the nomadic road warrior, who was played three times by Mel Gibson, from 1979-1985. And the filmmaker insists that … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Expendables 3 Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Aw yeah! The boys are back! The Expendables is big and dumb and designed to maximize one thing: nostalgia for old action films-- and that's not a bad thing. Sylvester Stallone brings back some veterans of the series as well as brand new recruits in what promises … [Read more...]

Lethal Weapon Reboot Casts Chris Hemsworth? [Updated: Director Lin Denies]

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Updated! Justin Lin has taken to Twitter to deny he's directing a Lethal Weapon reboot/remake/sequel. Original story follows. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It's been 16 years since Lethal Weapon 4 has graced movie screens and with Hollywood's recent obsession with rebooting 80's franchises, … [Read more...]