MEL GIBSON & the Hollywood Highlights On Demand Pick of the Week - May 1st - 2012
GET THE GRINGO, starring Mel Gibson, is an explosive action filmed infused with dark comedy directed by Adrian Grunberg from a screenplay he co-wrote with Mel Gibson and produced by Mel Gibson, Bruce Davey and Stacy Perskie. Filmed in Mexico, the multi-lingual film also stars Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Jesus Ochoa, Roberto Sosa, Dolores Heredia, Kevin Hernandez, Fernando Becerril, Mayra Serbullo, Mario Zaragoza, Gerardo Taracena, Tenoch Huerta and Peter Gerety.
During a high-speed car chase with the US Border Patrol and a bleeding body in his back seat, Driver (Mel Gibson) violently crashes his car into the border wall as he tries to outrun them. Driver survives the crash only to land inside a hard-core Mexican prison where he enters the strange and dangerous world of El Pueblito. He finds unlikely guidance from a 10-year-old kid who shows him the ropes.
GET THE GRINGO will be available on DIRECTV on May 1 for the premium price of $9.99 in HD and be followed by the films wide release on Blu-ray, DVD, VOD and digital download later this year.