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Mel Gibson Takes A "Summer Vacation"

By Garth Franklin Tuesday December 15th 2009 07:13AM

Mel Gibson will next star in the action drama "How I Spent My Summer Vacation" for his Icon Productions reports Variety.

Gibson also penned the script, his third after "The Passion of the Christ" and "Apocalypto", which centers on a career criminal who gets caught by Mexican authorities and is sent to a drug- and crime-filled prison where he learns how to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.

Various members of the "Apocalypto" crew will reassemble for the project which begins shooting in March in San Diego and Veracruz, Mexico.

The news comes right after the announcement that Gibson has committed to directing a viking-themed project starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

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