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Gibson to star in Foster film

MUMBAI: Mel Gibson is in talks to play the lead role in a film directed by Jodie Foster.

Foster will also co-star in The Beaver the story of which is about a depressed man who finds solace in his beaver hand-puppet.


Earlier both of them starred together in the 1994 comedy Maverick.


The film will mark Gibson‘s second acting role since 2003. Foster has previously directed 1991‘s Little Man Tate and Home for the Holidays in 1995.


Producers Steve Golin and Keith Redmon are hoping to start filming in September in New York. The Beaver previously attracted the attention of a number of high-profile names in Hollywood, including director Jay Roach and actors Steve Carrell and Jim Carrey.

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