Mel Gibson’s directorial comeback Hacksaw Ridge reveals its first poster

‘When the order came to retreat, one man stayed’ are the words sprawled across the bottom of Hacksaw Ridge’s first poster, and give audiences a pretty good idea of the direction Mel Gibson’s latest film will take.


Gibson will take the seat on his first film since Apocalypto in 2008, and tackle the true story of Desmond Doss, an army medic who refused to bear arms during World War II but ended up saving seventy-five men during one of the worst battles of the war without firing a single bullet.

The film is set to arrive in the middle of Oscar season or around November 4th, and will feature Andrew Garfield as Doss. The script has been written by Robert Schenkkan, Andrew Knight, and Randall Wallace, and the film will also star a mix of Australia’s finest with international favourites: Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths and Vince Vaughn.


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