mike tyson mel gibson No 'Hangover' for Mel Gibson, says director Todd PhillipsMel Gibson won’t be appearing in “The Hangover 2.” 

And his pal Jodie Foster is gonna be so bummed.

Despite the fact that fighter Mike Tyson, a convicted rapist, starred in the first “Hangover,” Gibson, who hasn’t been convicted of anything  in a court of law, is persona non grata for the sequel.

Reports this week leaked about the actor/director — now most famous for his foul-mouthed racist, misogynistic phone rants to his ex-girlfriend Oksana Gregorieva — would play a tattoo artist in the raucous comedy. But now comes news that … he won’t. 

]]>Todd Phillips released by Warner Bros that doesn’t really explain it: “I thought Mel would have been great in the movie and I had the full backing of Jeff Robinov and his team. But I realize filmmaking is a collaborative effort, and this decision ultimately did not have the full support of my entire cast and crew,” Phillips said. We have to wonder what this says about the future of Gibson’s career and Foster’s film “Beaver” starring Gibson as a wacky guy who thinks his beaver hand puppet is real. Will any studio release it now? What do you think about Mel being uncast? Tell us in the comments section. Follow Zap2it and Elizadish on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news Photo credits: Getty Images