Mark Wahlberg reunites with Mel Gibson for the next directorial film after a seven-year break

After a seven-year hiatus from directing, Mel Gibson will direct a new film titled Dubbing flight risk with Mark Wahlberg In the main role. He transitioned from acting to directing with the 1993 drama The man Without a FaceWith “1995” Gibson finally won the Oscar for best picture and best director Brave heart. Gibson’s cinematic endeavors also garnered multiple Academy Award nominations for each additional time behind the camera, including his second Best Director nomination for 2016’s war drama Hacksaw Ridge.

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Now, meeting reports that Lionsgate wants to reunite the former Father Stu And Dad is at home co-stars, with Gibson returning to direct. Based on a screenplay by Jared Rosenberg, flight risk Wahlberg will play a pilot responsible for transporting a dangerous criminal to the trial. While Wahlberg has previously worked with Gibson on screen, this is his first time directing Deadly Weapon Star.

How the risk of escaping breaks Mel Gibson’s directorial tradition

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While Gibson boasts an enormous list of film appearances dating back to the 1970s Breakthrough role in George Miller’s crazy maxHis work as a director was often far more selective. Although each of the films he is responsible for directing has had good box office success and critical acclaim, he has directed only five films in total over the past 30 years.

Related: Every Upcoming Mel Gibson Movie (Including Lethal Weapon 5)Given Gibson’s proven ability to create a film that appeals not only to critics but also to the wider cinema audience, it makes sense that Lionsgate would like to have him on board to direct one of their latest high-profile feature films. Coupled with Walhberg’s own talents and audience appeal, flight risk is well positioned to give the studio another successful performance. However, it marks a notable break with Gibson’s fondness for historical epics.

Whether it’s the Scottish Highlands of the late 13th century, the Yucatan Peninsula at the time of the Spanish conquest, or the Battle of Okinawa during World War II, Gibson’s directorial work are primarily associated with providing carefully crafted historical epics. Meanwhile, the thriller-like premise is behind it flight risk appears to be a major departure from his previous work. Whether this latest film will receive the same accolades Gibson is accustomed to in his time behind the camera remains to be seen, but audiences will likely be interested in seeing him again with Wahlberg nonetheless.

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