Why Mel Gibson won’t appear in Mad Max 4
After teasing us that he might appear in a proposed fourth Mad Max movie, Mel Gibson is now saying he won’t be in it just as news breaks of other casting for the sequel.
Gibson talked with the Los Angeles Times about it:
On the plans for a fourth “Mad Max” film: “I’m glad [franchise director George] Miller is making it, and it’s going to be the best one. I’m not going to be in it, that’d be corny.”
‘Priest’ Director Reveals His Vampires’ Origins And Creator Min-Woo Hyung’s Role In The Film
“Twilight” actor Cam Gigandet went on record last year to dispute reports that he would be playing a vampire in director Scott Stewart’s “Priest.” Since then, we’ve seen what he and his co-star Paul Bettany look like in the film and heard actor Karl Urban’s take on the “vampire Western” with fangs.
Stewart spoke with MTV News recently and shed even more light on the film, explaining how the “Priest” comics’ creator Min-Woo Hyung helped shape the film adaptation, why the release date wobbled and why his vampires aren’t traditional transformed humans.
“Our vampires are not human,” Stewart told MTV News. “They’re not people.”
9 underrated, overlooked sci-fi and fantasy films of 2009
You’ve seen Avatar already, right? And we’re sure you didn’t miss Star Trek. And you probably even sat through Terminator: Salvation for some reason. Films like those got a whole lot of love from critics and the box office.
But then there are those a little harder to find, and some that, once found, were rejected by audiences. Here are nine of the most overlooked and underrated films of 2009.
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Chandni Chowk to China
Mock-Up On Mu
I’m not a big fan of Mel Gibson anymore. Do you think Mad Max 4 will suffer without Mel Gibson?
And what do you think of Priest’s version of Vampires?
As for the list of 9, I’ve wanted to see Moon and Knowing. Which ones have you seen or would you like to see?