George Marston for www.newsarama.com
"It's kind of a first date," Gibson explained, when asked if he was nearing a deal in his negotiations with Warner Bros. over the film.
We saw these reports yesterday but wanted to wait on some real confirmation. When I first looked at this, the YouTube video where the interview supposedly took place was there (link in the above quote.) When I went back to it to actually watch the interview the video had been taken down.
That tells me he probably was not supposed to say anything yet.