Deadline New York is reporting that Mel Gibson’s Film Get the Gringo will not appear in theaters and will head straight to DVD after being premiered exclusively on DirecTV.
Get the Gringo is about a guy, played by Gibson, who travels to Mexico with a car full of cash and dying friend. He gets arrested and tossed in jail and the action and comedy follow.
The movie, which was financed by Gibson, will be available to DirecTV customers May 1, and will be released for video-on-demand, Blu-Ray/DVD, and for direct download distribution some time after.
See the trailer here.