Mel Gibson Is Remaking ‘The Wild Bunch’

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Mel Gibson Is Remaking 'The Wild Bunch'

Hollywood just pulled the trigger on the reboot of a classic Western.

Gibson will direct, executive produce and co-write the script, the entertainment site said.

The original Sam Peckinpah-directed “Wild Bunch” (1969) featured a slew of Hollywood icons, including Wiliam Holden, Ernest Borgnine and Robert Ryan, in a story about aging outlaws attempting one last robbery in the fading Wild West.

According to Variety, Warner Bros. has been attempting to re-do “The Wild Bunch” for some time and at one point the project caught Will Smith’s interest.

Gibson has fared well in directing action-heavy films. He won the best director Oscar for “Braveheart” (1995) and was nominated for “Hacksaw Ridge” (2016).

A Gibson rep told HuffPost early Tuesday he had “nothing more to add at this time.”





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