Joe Eszterhas—the screenwriter best known for icepick-heavy ’90s sleaze like Basic Instinct and Showgirls—is returning to the world of writing scripts after more than a decade away. But rather than movies about sexy lesbian serial killers...Show More Summary
The visitation of the Virgin Mary in a small town in Mexico and the subsequent push by a humble man named Juan Diego to get a temple erected in her name is being brought to the big screen, courtesy of screenwriter Joe Eszterhas and Roma Downey and Mark Burnett’s LightWorkers Media. Show More Summary
Imagine if Joe Eszterhas and David Lynch joined forces to write this guy's late-night milkshake run.
Long brushed off as a horrendous excuse for a film, Paul Verhoeven and Joe Eszterhas’s epic flop Showgirls may have more than meets the eye. Or, at least, its vulgar superficiality may be worth critical re-evaluation
Dan Fogelman is the Joe Eszterhas of the 2010?s, as he’s a screenwriter who has managed to score multiple seven-figure spec sales within a short amount of time. One of those scripts entitled Imagine, which sold to Warner Bros. for … Continue reading ?
The unholy union of Jesus-loving lunatics Mel Gibson and Joe Eszterhas was weirdly inevitable. Both of them have antagonized so many people and burned so many bridges that they’ve rendered themselves all but unemployable, even though both of them were once among the most powerful, well-compensated figures in their respective fields. Show More Summary
Since 2006, Mel Gibson has courted controversy at every turn. There was his infamous DUI arrest and anti-Semitic tirade, the abuse allegations and rants against Oksana Grigorieva, and even a recent feud with Joe Eszterhas. In a remarkably candid new interview with ComingSoon (dot) net, Mel opened up about his films and troubled past... Show More Summary
By Jen Heger - Radar Assistant Managing Editor Joe Eszterhas claims that Mel Gibson's sister slammed the actor's ex-girlfriend and baby mama, Oksana Grigorieva, during a dinner party, accusing the Russian-born singer of harboring "negative...Show More Summary
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas has given up chasing women. He’s given up booze. He’s given up smoking, after barely surviving a horrible bout of throat cancer. But judging from “Heaven and Mel,” his new Amazon e-book about his ill-fatedShow More Summary
Joe Eszterhas on his new book, "Heaven and Mel," about his explosive time with the troubled actor.
Okay, it's not exactly the most surprising headline considering Mel Gibson's tumultuous past decade, but Joe Eszterhas reveals a few unsettling anecdotes in his new book Heaven and Mel (yes—dude wrote an ENTIRE BOOK about being terrified of Mel Gibson). Show More Summary
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas has released his account of Mel Gibson's explosive rant and their work together on a screenplay about Jewish freedom fighters. News by Rob W. Hart via TheWrap: Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas is out with a Kindle...Show More Summary
Caleb Baer on the nastiest Gibson outbursts and opinions from Hollywood screenwriter Joe Eszterhas’s new tell-all ebook, ‘Heaven and Mel.’
Joe Eszterhas has written a Kindle single called Heaven and Mel about his bananas fight with Mel Gibson. The 30,000-word piece will be released June 6, according to the Wrap. Heaven covers Eszterhas and Gibson's failed attempt to collaborate on a movie about the Maccabees, and given Eszterhas's damning, scandalous ... More »
I loved the original “Showgirls” for its utter Showgirls-ness delivered by screenwriter Joe Eszterhas and director Paul Verhoeven. The classy nail artistry of the heroine Nomi Malone; “Goddess” star Cristal Connors’ drawling "darlin’...Show More Summary
Seems all calm, cool, and collected now!! Too bad that's not how it was when he erupted on Joe Eszterhas!! To refresh your memory, Joe unleashed a shocking nine-page letter claiming Mel Gibson planned murder and shamed the holocaust. ….DRAMA!!! This all happened because Warner Bros. rejected Joe's script for Mel's Maccabees film. After that, [...]
Mel Gibson went on Jay Leno—ostensibly to plug his Direct TV project “Get the Gringo”—but he also gave Leno an explanation about why he completely unloaded on screenwriter Joe Eszterhas. But Gibson told Leno that Eszterhas was late with a script and when he finally turned it in, it was so bad that Warner Bros. flat-out rejected it. [ more › ]
Mel Gibson spoke out last night for the first time about his epic, profanity-laden, secretly-recorded rant against writer Joe Eszterhas... and he actually had a bit of a sense of humor about the whole thing. Gibson explained to Jay Leno on "The…
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas hopes this will encourage Mel Gibson to get help. …
It’s been an absolutely insane seven days at TheWrap as a result of the site’s exclusive coverage of Mel Gibson’s December 2011 Costa Rica meltdown. First came the nine-page letter written by Joe Eszterhas, followed yesterday by some...Show More Summary