Mel Gibson is working on the sequel to The Passion of the Christ, which – apparently – will be divided into several parts. Here are all the details.
It follows from Christ’s passiona Mel Gibson film released in 2004, will be titled The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection and could be divided into several parts. On the official IMDb page dedicated to the film, in fact, the title is indicated as “Part 1”; this may have confirmed that the sequel will be divided into two, or more, chapters.
Already a few months ago, during an interview, Jim Caviezel (interpreter of Jesus in the first film, who will return for the sequel) had teased the possibility of dividing the new film into several parts: “Mel Gibson is working on it. He’s making a movie with (Mark) Wahlberg right now, so he’s finishing it, but he’s been on this movie for a long, long time. It’s going to be the biggest movie ever. It could be two movies. It could be be three, but I think it’s two.”
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The Passion of the Christ 2, Mel Gibson: “It’s like an acid trip
During a recent interview, Mel Gibson updated fans about The Passion of the Christ 2, confirming the creation of the long-awaited sequel and revealing that the new chapter of the biblical drama will be like “an acid trip”. Mel also revealed that he’s “obviously going to be played by Jim Caviezel” and that he’s “coming out very soon.”
As to why the project took nearly a decade to develop, Gibson explained that the sequel is “a huge undertaking” that cannot be approached “hastily” and “lightly” because it is necessary to carefully consider what it must be shown to be up to the topic covered.