In a stunning development given his history of anti-Semitic remarks, Mel Gibson is teaming with "Showgirls" scribe Joe Eszterhas on a screenplay about Jewish hero Judah Maccabee.
Mel Gibson won't be making a cameo in "The Hangover 2."
As Mel Gibson's PR woes mount, there are long-range questions about the effect on his career, as well as more immediate questions about the future of two completed films and two planned projects.
If there's a spectrum for premieres, Fox spanned it this week with launches for "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" on Monday in Tempe, Ariz., and Tuesday at the Chinese Theater.
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