Mel Gibson To Make Another Epic Film

July 26, 2005-- Posted at 4:25 PM CDT

LOS ANGELES (AP)_ Mel Gibson's next project is going to be much like his last.

His spokesman says Gibson is planning to make another historic epic.

Like "The Passion of the Christ," "Apocalypto" will be shot in archaic language. And like "The Passion," Gibson plans to bankroll it himself.

Variety says "Apocalypto" will feature a cast of unknowns native to the area in Mexico where the film will be shot. Gibson reportedly won't appear in the film and isn't going public with the plot.

He has reached a deal with Disney to release the movie domestically for a fee.

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