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Presenter Mel Gibson, right, jokes with honoree Robert Downey Jr. during a mock presentation backstage at the 25th American Cinematheque Award benefit gala honoring Downey, Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Gibson Maccabee movie shelved

Warner Bros. has put on hold a controversial Mel Gibson movie project about the Jewish Maccabee revolt in the 2nd Century B.C. after reading the script by writer Joe Eszterhas. April12, 2012, (TheWrap.com).