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Hammering Gibson

John Kesselman, director of the sequel to The Hebrew Hammer, has an interesting idea as to how Mel Gibson can atone for his anti-Semitic ways.

The sequel, called “The Hebrew Hammer 2: Hammer vs. Hitler,” depicts a very drunk Mel Gibson spilling out of Moonshadows, two blondes on each arm and a bottle of Irish whiskey in hand. Gibson then obnoxiously berates the valets, leaps into his Lexus and speeds off, screaming obscenities about the Jews. Apprehended by a policeman down the road from Moonshadows, Gibson’s anti-Semitic tirade is cut short when the cop — “The Hebrew Hammer” — puts a bullet in Gibson’s head, spraying a bloody Star of David onto the windshield of his Lexus.

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Kesselman, in an interview with TMZ, explained his unorthodox-but-still-Orthodox script this way: “Young Jews love ‘The Hebrew Hammer.’ I think if Mel wants to truly extend an olive branch to the Jewish Community as a whole, his on-screen death would go a long way in accomplishing that goal.”

If Gibson really does have a sense of humor, then he’ll volunteer to play himself.

 

Meanwhile, if it wasn’t already clear that there are many Jewish movers and shakers in Hollywood, this should clear it up for you:

A tug-of-war has erupted over Kesselman’s sequel. Insiders tell TMZ the pitch has sparked interest from Hollywood execs, in no small measure because of its hilarious-but-controversial opening scene.

And how’s this for a plot?

In the new film, written by director John Kesselman, “The Hebrew Hammer” is now married and enjoying the good life in suburbia. But the Hammer is forced to dust off his pimpy, black leather couture to confront a new menace: A time-traveling Hitler, intent on altering key moments in Jewish history — to the detriment of the Jews.

Sounds as interesting as the plot for a Bruce Campbell movie.

 

Needless to say, I’ll be seeing that.

 

Update: Hilarious: Signs of Anti-Semitism.

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David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
Picture of David Lange

David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
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