LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Braveheart” screenwriter Randall Wallace says he’s working with Mel Gibson on a follow-up to “The Passion of the Christ.”

Wallace told The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday that the new film will focus on the resurrection of Jesus.

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Gibson’s spokesman declined to comment on the actor-director’s involvement in the project.

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“The Passion” was directed by Gibson and released in 2004. The film starred Jim Caviezel as Jesus and earned $612 million at the worldwide box office.

Wallace recently worked with Gibson on the World War II drama “Hacksaw Ridge.”

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