Get the Gringo


A career criminal (Gibson) nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.

EXCLUSIVE: Kevin Hernandez Talks ‘Get the Gringo’ Blu-ray

You may remember Kevin Hernandez as the adopted foster child with a strong taste for cherry bombing bathrooms in The Sitter. He returns this week in Get the Gringo, playing opposite Mel Gibson as a youngster forced to live inside a sprawling Mexican prison with his prostitute mother.

We recently caught up with Kevin to chat about his experiences in bringing this film to the screen, and as it turns out, he and Mel Gibson have a lot more in common than exploding toilets. Read on for our conversation, then be sure to pick up Get The Gringo on Blu-ray and DVD, in stores today!

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‘Get the Gringo’ Trailer

The first trailer has arrived for Get the Gringo (previously known as How I Spent My Summer Vacation), which will premiere exclusively on DirecTV May 1. Click on the video player below for your first look at this Mel Gibson comedy, and read on for details regarding this unique release strategy.

Mel Gibson's Icon Productions has struck a deal with DirecTV and Fox Home Entertainment to premiere Get the Gringo on DirecTV starting May 1. The cable company will have an exclusive one-month window with the comedy, before it debuts on other VOD platforms later this summer. Fox Home Entertainment will also release Get the Gringo on Blu-ray and DVD later this year.

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‘How I Spent My Summer Vacation’ Poster

The first poster has been released for How I Spent My Summer Vacation, which will arrive in theaters sometime next summer. Take a look at the one-sheet below, which features star Mel Gibson. We also have the first photo from How I Spent My Summer Vacation, which you can view below the poster.

We first reported on this project back in December 2009, although we haven't heard anything since then. The story centers on Mel Gibson's character, a lifelong criminal who is sent to a Mexican prison. He learns how to survive in the drug-infested jail with the help of a nine-year-old boy. Mel Gibson also co-wrote the screenplay with director Adrian Grunberg and Stacy Perskie.

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