What to do with Passion 2

I can see Gibson keeping that Matthew quote if he drops the claim that this film depicts the true events of Christ and emphasizes it's his take (the same tack Scorsese uses) on the gospels, maybe admitting in interviews that that Matthew's line was written not as an accurate word-for-word statement, but with a specific political slant--becuase at the time when these words were put down, Jews were persecuting Christians--but that this is no excuse for the years of persecution of Jews in turn.  One wrong does not excuse another.

I can see the film released as is if he said these things.  But he hasn't yet, has he?

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