Actor and Oscar-winning director Mel Gibson spoke exclusively with “The Ingraham Angle” on Tuesday, celebrating the 25th anniversary of his acclaimed film “Braveheart,” his newest project, “Fatman” — and commenting on how the coronavirus has affected Hollywood.Gibson, who stars as “Chris Cringle” in the fantasy-thriller “Fatman,” told substitute host Raymond Arroyo that his character in the 2020 film “kind of revealed the humanity of who Santa Claus might be.””He was just a regular guy who lost his faith in humanity a little bit, and sort of was a little down and depressed about perhaps the cynicism around the world — And it was dragging him under,” he said.”Basically, it does kind of have a Western format, you know? It’s like watching ‘High Noon’ or something,” he said after Arroyo described it as a portmanteau: “Miracle at the O.K. Corral.”Pivoting to his other classics, Gibson said he was impressed by how well 1995’s “Braveheart” has held up over time, and that it still has had public screenings even decades later — prior to theater shutdowns because of the virus.The film, which follows Scottish revolutionary Willliam Wallace in his revolt against the English, is considered one of the Peekskill, N.Y., native’s most iconic films — from both a director and actor standpoint. (Gibson’s family moved to Australia

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