UPDATED: Liam Neeson Replaces Mel Gibson in 'Hangover 2'

on October 22, 2010

Source: THR

Liam Neeson will step in for Mel Gibson in a cameo role in The Hangover 2. Director Todd Phillips was forced to let go of Gibson due to a lack of support from the cast and crew.

Source: Page Six

Mel Gibson will take on a cameo role as a Bangkok tattooist in The Hangover 2. The Warner Bros. release is set to hit theaters on May 26, 2011.

This will provide Gibson the opportunity to poke fun at himself after the rush of bad PR he was hit with after his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva released tapes of him verbally abusing and threatening her.

The actor currently has The Beaver from director Jodie Foster in the bag, but Summit has not announced a release date yet for it.

Tags: Mel Gibson, The Hangover 2, Liam Neeson, Todd Phillips

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