6:40 AM PDT 10/12/2016 by at The Hollywood Reporter
After 10 years in director’s jail, Gibson is back with ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ and lining up acting projects said to have CAA and UTA in a race to rep the star, who was once fired by WME’s Ari Emanuel.
For the past decade, Mel Gibson has received the cold shoulder from Hollywood.
After a DUI arrest in July 2006, the Oscar-winning Braveheart director hurled statements about “f—ing Jews” at an officer. Within hours, the arrest report was leaked, and industry reaction was swift and sudden.
Ari Emanuel, then at Endeavor, penned an open letter that said the industry can’t “allow Mel Gibson to get away with such tragically inflammatory statements.” (He later dumped Gibson as an agency client.)… read more here
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