Only a few months ago he was considered toxic in Hollywood. Now he is back on the silver screen
Mel Gibson has been booked and released on a battery charge as part of the criminal case involving his former girlfriend.
They have taken turns to submit meekly while the other claims the crown, so a vintage race would seem guaranteed today if both Master Minded and Big Zeb finally square up like they mean it. Between them, after all, they have won the last three runnings of the Sportingbet Queen Mother Champion Chase, and the bookmakers believe they will once again dominate. It is possible, however, that this field will prove deeper than those weakened by their respective failures over the past two years.
Mel Gibson will not go to jail over his January 2010 altercation with Oksana Grigorieva.
To the makers of the latest Mad Max film, the harsh outback landscapes around the town of Broken Hill seemed the perfect backdrop for a movie set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland.
First came the split; then the restraining orders.
Martin Campbell directs this dated remake of his own much-loved BBC series, with Mel Gibson as a cop investigating his daughter's murder – so he's only got himself to blame.
One-time beaten favourite in Champion Hurdle returns to be vindicated over fences
Mel Gibson's surprise red carpet appearance with his new girlfriend ups the ante in his divorce case
'Irreconcilable differences' spark legal fight for star's fortune and custody of son
Jason Isaacs plays tough guys in the Harry Potter movies and US TV series Brotherhood. But, he tells Geoffrey Macnab, his new project is all heart
Not so much an ill wind as an evil freeze, but whatever the wicked weather its good was directed at those who braved the dank chill at Newbury yesterday. A dearth of opportunities in the past three weeks meant that more potentially high-class young horses grabbed the chances offered by the Berkshire venue to present their Cheltenham Festival claims than might otherwise have been the case.
The Australian-born film actor and former Oscar nominee Heath Ledger was found dead in a New York apartment yesterday in what appeared to be a drugs overdose. He was aged 28 and leaves behind a two-year-old daughter.