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This is the full text of a far-ranging interview done by screenwriter John Leone with Benedict Fitzgerald, the co-screenwriter with Mel Gibson on "The Passion of the Christ."
Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" crossed the $100 million milestone outside North America Tuesday after Icon reported its offshore total through last weekend at $99.3 million.
Folks in Asia and Latin America seem more fervent about Mel Gibson's crucifixion saga than auds in parts of Europe, judging by the pic's sturdy but not celestial bows in France and Spain last weekend.
Despite an organized labor strike that slowed down the delivery of prints, "The Passion of the Christ" grossed a whopping 5.5 million reals ($1.9 million) from 2 million admissions its first week in…
About 35 years ago, John Lennon declared the Beatles more popular than Jesus. Well, careers go up and down, but right now, Jesus is again Da Man.
Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" took home $523,868 on its first day in France on Wednesday, as pic bowed amid controversy.
Newmarket grabbed the top spot at the March box office, generating $200 million -- a remarkable figure that's on par with what a top distrib generates during a summer or holiday month.
Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ," which bows here Wednesday, has managed to create an uproar in Gaul even before the first ticket has been sold at the box office.
Stateside auds continue to be passionate about Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ," kicking its box office take beyond the $300 million mark by Thursday.
Italy has given "The Passion of the Christ" a general-admission rating, making the cradle of Catholicism the only country so far where Mel Gibson's gory pic will go out unrestricted.
Jack Valenti’s annual ShoWest report Tuesday on American box office trends is sure to leave Hollywood with the queasy feeling of a bleary-eyed tourist who barely survives a Las Vegas bender: Everyone…