Date: 13th July 2009

Gibson to star in Foster film

Mel Gibson is in talks to take the lead role in a film directed by Jodie Foster, reports say.

Trade magazine Variety said Foster will also co-star in The Beaver, about a depressed man who finds solace in his beaver hand-puppet.

The Oscar winners previously 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.

Source: Press Release