Once again flexing the muscle she used in Little Man Tate, Home for the Holidays, and an episode of Tales from the Darkside, Jodie Foster will be directing The Beaver, the much-hyped, high-concept script about a man who wears a beaver puppet for comfort, with Mel Gibson starring. From Variety:
Mel Gibson will star in "The Beaver" for director Jodie Foster.
The script, written by Kyle Killen, topped the Blacklist in December.
Gibson will play a depressed man who finds solace in wearing a beaver hand-puppet. On top of helming, Foster will play the role of the man’s wife.
Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson together in a movie and it's not for the Maverick sequel that was virtually promised to the legions of fans at the conclusion of the first film? Mom, Dad: don't go out for dinner together if you aren't getting re-married. It gives us kids false hopes.
Mistaking Mel Gibson's recent battle cry, "Who wants to eat?! Who the fuck wants to eat?! Go have something to eat! Hurrrrraaaaayyyyyy!", as an enthusiastic hunger to redeem himself in the public spotlight, Robert Rodriguez has reportedly closed a deal for Gibson to appear in t... / Continue →
- Jodie Foster's Mel Gibson-starring comedy The Beaver has been bumped yet again, from March 23 to May 6--prime "separate a man's insane, hyperventilated rants from his work" time, apparently.
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The Beaver--Mel Gibson's Maverick reunion that he hopes will grant him re-admittance into society--has a trailer, everyone. Prior to Jodie Foster deciding she'd direct this film as her follow-up to Home for the Holidays, the script was already famous for supposedly being one of... / Continue →