Monday, September 05, 2016

Gibson confirms Passion of the Christ sequel

CINEMA: Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ gets a sequel (Michael Idato, Sydney Morning Herald).
Gibson has confirmed his involvement in a sequel, and that it will focus on the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

"[It is] a huge undertaking and it's not The Passion II, it's called The Resurrection," Gibson said.

"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," he added.

"We can all read what happened, but in order to really experience and explore probably deeper meanings of what it's about, it's gonna take some doing."

Gibson was speaking with pastor Greg Laurie at an evangelical event in Anaheim, California on the weekend.
A while ago Randall Wallace, who was screenwriter for the first movie and who may direct the sequel, mentioned the possibility of a sequel. But this is the first confirmation from Gibson himself. Background here.