Anton Yelchin to play Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster's son
Star Trek’s Anton Yelchin will star with Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster in indie dark comedy The Beaver, Variety reports. Yelchin plays the son of a depressed man (Gibson) who feels better when wearing a beaver hand puppet. Foster will play the unhappy wife/mom; she will also direct. Kyle Killen wrote the script, and Twilight’s Summit Entertainment plans a release in late 2010 or early 2011.