Mel Gibson Talks About HACKSAW RIDGE And His Passion Of The Christ Follow-up THE RESURRECTION - Movies In Focus
Movies In Focus favourite Mel Gibson appeared at SoCal Harvest at Angel Stadium recently to discuss his latest film as director, Hacksaw Ridge. While he was there, he spilled some beans on his in-development follow-up to The Passion Of The Christ: “We’re talking about that. Of course, that is a huge undertaking. And you know, it’s not the ‘Passion 2.’ It’s called ‘The Resurrection.’ Of course, that’s a very big subject and it needs to be looked at because we don’t want to just do a simple rendering of it — you know, read what happened.” “But in order to read it, experience and explore probably deeper meanings of what it’s about, it’s going to take some doing and Randall Wallace is up to the task. He is also, as well as a brilliant writer, he is a great director. He directed ‘We Were Soldiers’ and ‘Heaven is for Real’ and stuff. So, he is a good writer and director.” Speaking about Hacksaw Ridge, Gibson said: “Desmond Doss received the Congressional Medal of Honor for courage under fire. He was singular in that most guys who get the Medal of Honor, they do something in a split second and it’s [...]