Movie News in 60 Seconds: Mel Gibson Accused of Hating Jews Again; ‘Django Unchained’ Poster; Witchy ‘Sabrina’ To Be Edgy Superhero and More

Movie News in 60 Seconds: Mel Gibson Accused of Hating Jews Again; ‘Django Unchained’ Poster; Witchy ‘Sabrina’ To Be Edgy Superhero and More

Apr 12, 2012

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Let My Movie Go: A proposed movie about the historic revolt by Jewish Maccabees in the second century, to be directed by Mel Gibson, has been “put on hold” by Warner Bros. after they read the first draft by Joe Eszterhas (Basic Instinct, Showgirls). Eszterhas then leaked a lengthy email he sent to Gibson (“You hate Jews”); Gibson retorted: “I have never seen a more substandard first draft or a more significant waste of time.” Warner Bros. is “analyzing what to do.” [The Wrap / Deadline]

Together Again: A football comedy that will reunite Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg (The Other Guys) is moving forward. The script for 3 Mississippi, formerly known as Turkey Bowl, will be rewritten by Sean Anders and John Morris (Sex Drive); Anders will direct. Ferrell and Wahlberg will play feuding family heads who take an annual touch football game just a little too seriously. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Comics to TV to Big Screen: Sony Pictures wants another superhero to keep Spider-Man company, so they’re transforming the mischevious Sabrina The Teenage Witch into an edgy super-powered heroine. Naturally, the project will be an origin story. Sabrina’s talking cat Salem will take human form as a handsome storytelling prince; Mark Waters (Mean Girls, Mr. Popper’s Penguins) may direct. [Deadline]

Let My Poster Go: The first poster for Quentin Tarantino’s eagerly-awaited Django Unchained has been revealed. Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, and Leonardo DiCaprio star in the tale of a freed slave who becomes a bounty hunter; it’s due in theaters on December 25. [Yahoo! Movies via Coming Soon]
 

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