Mel Gibson Not Filming Armenian Genocide Documentary

HOLLYWOOD (Hollyscoop)–There are several reports and rumors circulating the internet that movie mogul Mel Gibson is planning on shooting a documentary about the Armenian Genocide.

The documentary, "The Forty Days of Musa Dagh," was going to address the genocide that took approximately 1.2 million Armenia’s lives during WWI.

To this day, the Turkish government has done everything it can to sweep the facts about the Armenian genocide under the rug. And apparently Mel was ready to address them on the big screen.

According to the reports, actor Sylvester Stallone was also set to partake in the movie, but declined the role after he received 3,000 e-mails from the ASIMED organization.

Hollyscoop contacted Mel Gibson’s rep Alan Nierob to get confirmation on the project, but he assured us there is "No truth to it whatsoever."

So what’s next for Mel? He’s going to play a homicide detective who investigates the death of his activist daughter in his next flick, ‘The Edge of Darkness’.


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  1. Hratch Ghazarian said:

    I for one was extremely disappointed to learn that the documentary Mel Gibson was going to produce about the Armenian Genocide was nothing but a false rumor.

    I believe Mr. Gibson is courageous enough to put the truth out there for the world to see – that the Armenian people suffered the first genocide of the 20th century. The evidence is overwhelming and the current Turkish government’s denial of this historical fact is UNACCEPTABLE. Denial is the last stage of genocide. This must stop! The world must take a stand about these crimes against humanity.

    Mr. Gibson is in a powerful position to make this happen. It is my hope that he will spend his energies on making films like this (about the Armenian Genocide). Films that will make a REAL difference in the world – not just another cops and robbers flick like his upcoming movie, “The Edge of Darkness”.

    Mr. Gibson – I ask you on behalf of my some 1.5 Million ancestors that were butchered, beaten, robbed, deported and stripped of there heritage – please consider making this movie about this dark part of our recent history. This was a crime against humanity – not just the Armenians.

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