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Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster share a laugh in “Beaver” first look


By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: “The Beaver” would be near the top of my “Can’t Wait to See” list for 2011 films.

That has nothing to do with the controversy surrounding its star, Mel Gibson. Instead, it has everything to do with the original concept driving the story and the talents of Jodie Foster behind the camera.

We have the first look at “The Beaver,” which was released ahead of its official trailer. The clip will debut on “Entertainment Tonight” on Friday Dec. 3, before making its way to iTunes’ trailer page. We’ll be sure to post a link on the site.

In the meantime, here’s the official synopsis, and cast and crew information for “The Beaver,” which will be in theaters in the Spring.

From a release:

THE BEAVER
Cast: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence, Cherry Jones
Written by: Kyle Killen
Directed by: Jodie Foster
Produced by: Steve Golin, Keith Redmon and Ann Ruark
Release date: Coming Soon
Genre: Drama
Studio: Summit Entertainment
Rating: PG-13

Synopsis
Two-time Academy Award® winner Jodie Foster directs and co-stars with two-time Academy Award® winner Mel Gibson in THE BEAVER – an emotional story about a man on a journey to re-discover his family and re-start his life.

Plagued by his own demons, Walter Black was once a successful toy executive and family man who now suffers from depression. No matter what he tries, Walter can’t seem to get himself back on track…until a beaver hand puppet enters his life.

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2 Comments

  • December 3, 2010 | Permalink |

    Right. The one-sentence “plot” synopsis is CERTAIN to have me slavering to drop 10 bucks at my local cineplex: ”Depressed man uses hand puppet to reconnect’. Oh yeah! Sounds like something almost ANYONE will want to invest 2 hours of their life sitting still for. Truly, they don’t make them like they used to. I, for one, will surely pass on this Hollywood dimwittery, along with 99.9% of the rest of the effluent emanating from there.

  • December 5, 2010 | Permalink |

    I’ll be there buying my ticket. Can’t wait!

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