Hollywood South News with Jabari: Mel Gibson at the WWII Museum & What’s shooting in NOLA!

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Hacksaw Ridge

Hollywood heavyweight, Mel Gibson is the director of the new inspirational film, "Hacksaw Ridge."  There was a special screening in New Orleans at the National World War II Museum on Wednesday night.

Hollywood South News with Jabari: Author Lee Child talks about Jack Reacher & the first ‘Logan’ trailer

The film is a true story about Desmond Doss, who was awarded the medal of honor for his heroic efforts in Okinawa during World War II.  Doss was a religious man and didn't believe in using guns.  When he went to WW2, he enlisted as a medic, but he refused to use a gun.  He decided saving lives was better than taking lives.  Doss ended up saving 75 of his fellow soldiers.  In the movie, Andrew Garfield plays Doss. To see more CLICK HERE

To see Mel talk on gun violence  CLICK HERE.

Shock and Awe

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The next Rob Reiner film Shock and Awe were on location this week at the old Times-Picayune building. Hundreds of locals were at work making the film happen!

To see more watch the interview above.

Friday, November 4th, we'll go one on one with the stars Woody Harrelson and James Marsden.