Director Mel Gibson hopes to transport audiences to the last days of the ancient Mayan empire. Concrete causes of the collapse of the Mayas have proved elusive, but some recent evidence suggests climate change-specifically, droughts-may have contributed.
The Big Draw: Reconstructed Mayan cityscapes and reported scenes of human sacrifice
Worst Fear: Mel Gibson
EGQ: Astronomical. All the characters will speak Yucatec Maya.