Eight years after Mel Gibson’s anti-Semitic rant during a drunk-driving arrest, Hollywood is debating the rehabilitation of an Oscar winner who was once one of the industry’s most bankable stars.
In the crowded annals of Hollywood infamy, few celebrities have matched Mel Gibson ’s dive-bomb from superstar to dirtbag.
The audio rants purported to depict actor Mel Gibson complicate the release of his next film by Summit Entertainment LLC, the studio that holds U.S. distribution rights, an analyst said.
Mel Gibson is bypassing theaters and releasing his latest picture on pay-television today, a move other producers are pursuing as consumers spend more to watch movies from home.
Summit Entertainment LLC plans to release “The Beaver,” a Jodie Foster -directed film starring Mel Gibson , in March, more than eight months after purported audio tirades by the actor complicated the studio’s plans.
Maxfield Parrish’s famous 1922 “Daybreak” sold for $5.2 million today at Christie’s International in New York, at the low end of the $4 million to $7 million presale estimate.
"Get the Gringo."
- Mel Gibson on May 01, 2012