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Jodie Foster's Challenge: How To Market A Family Film Starring Mel Gibson

Jodie Foster concedes it has been kind of hard to market her dark family drama, "The Beaver," with a star who has more baggage than Marley's ghost. But she dismisses arguments that Gibson, her friend, with whom she co-stars in the movie, is going to kill the film. "Not only is he the right person for the role, but in some ways the man I know is exquisitely right for the film." The movie wrapped in November 2009 and was slated to debut at the Toronto International Film Festival last year, but then came Gibson's fracas with ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva replete with recordings of his phone conversations that went viral. The film is now set for a limited opening on May 6.

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