Move Over, Mel Gibson: New Judah Maccabee Project In The Works (Exclusive)

09/28/2011 10:26 am ET | Updated Nov 28, 2011

The war for Hanukkah is on. Or Hollywood's version of it anyway.
Producer Bruce Nash (Modern Marvels) is pulling together a version of the Hanukkah origin story for a potential feature or TV miniseries. News of the project comes just three weeks after Warner Bros. acknowledged that it is developing a Judah Maccabee/Hanukkah movie with actor-writer-director Mel Gibson and Basic Instinct screenwriter Joe Eszterhas.

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