Mel Gibson to Star in Jodie Foster’s Beaver

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Mel Gibson will star in The Beaver for director Jodie Foster, reports Variety. Kyle Killen wrote the script.

Gibson will play a depressed man who finds solace in wearing a beaver hand-puppet. On top of directing, Foster will play the role of the man’s wife.

Foster boarded the project and brought it to Gibson, with whom she co-starred in 1994’s Maverick.

Producers are pushing for a September start date in New York.