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Mel Gibson's Cameo in 'Hangover 2' Is Confirmed

October 19, 2010 (8:12 am) GMT
Several sources say the actor has been cast in the comedy to portray a tattoo artist in Bangkok.
Mel Gibson

is set to save his acting career with "The Hangover 2". The 54-year-old actor, who lately hits the headline for his ongoing battle with ex-girlfriend , has signed to portray a Bangkok tattooist in the upcoming movie, New York Post's Page Six first reported.

"It's a done deal. Mel will make a cameo as a tattoo artist," a source told the site. "Filming is taking place on the Warner Bros. lot, where a Bangkok set has been built, and Mel is expected to film his role in two weeks. Then the production moves to Thailand at the end of October."

Soon after the news surfaced, MTV contacted "two sources close to the production" who said that Gibson's cameo role "is confirmed". Gossip Cop, which is specialized in debunking rumors, even backed Page Six's scoop, stating that a source close to Gibson confirms he is indeed cast in "" sequel.

The comedy franchise is no stranger to featuring cameo of well-known star. The first film had a cameo of whose tiger was stolen by , and . Recently, there was also rumor suggesting that might land a role in the second movie.

In "The Hangover 2", Cooper, Galifianakis, Helms as well as are going to visit Bangkok, Thailand. The movie is also partially shot in Los Angeles. Todd Phillips still tackles the helming duty for the comedy, which is slated to grace theaters in the U.S. on Memorial Day or May 26, 2011.

Mel Gibson was last seen in "" which was released in early this year. He also has a lead role in "" but the film has not gotten a release date. He, moreover, plans to make an untitled Viking project but the lead actor has reportedly dropped out of the film.

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