The Beaver

(2011)

Plagued by his own demons, Walter Black was once a successful toy executive and family man who now suffers from depression. No matter what he tries, Walter can't seem to get himself back on track... until a beaver hand-puppet enters his life.

‘The Beaver’ Blu-ray and DVD Debuts August 23rd

The Beaver, which stars Mel Gibson and director Jodie Foster, will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on August 23. The standard DVD is priced at $26.99 SRP, while the BD will cost $30.99 SRP. You can take a look at the cover art and special features below.

The Beaver was released May 6th, 2011.

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BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Will ‘Thor’ Bring the Thunder This Weekend?

Looks like the weekend is Thor's to lose. The Nordic god seems to be tracking for a $60-$70 million opening. It could have perhaps done a bit better if the Universal mega-hit Fast Five wasn't presenting stiff competition at the box office for the fan boy crowd. So far reviews seem pretty positive for this action adventure.

Fast Five should rake in somewhere between $38-40 million.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Beaver’ Cast Interview Featurette

Walter (Mel Gibson) is a man who has lost all hope, but he is about to find his voice with The Beaver, a charming hand puppet who reawakens Walter's dying spirit. Jodie Foster directs and co-stars in this charming and insightful new dramatic comedy, which hits theaters this Friday. Ryan J. Downey recently caught up with Jodie Foster, as well as Anton Yelchin, who plays Mel Gibson's son, for a look behind The Beaver. Click on our exclusive video interviews below.

The Beaver was released May 6th, 2011.

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‘The Beaver’ International Poster

An international poster has just been released for The Beaver, which will arrive in theaters on May 6 in limited release and May 20 nationwide. Take a look at this Argentinian poster below for this comedy staring Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster, who also directs. Apparently, The Beaver will be released under the title The Double Life of Walter in Argentina, as you can see below.

The Beaver was released May 6th, 2011.

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Three ‘The Beaver’ Clips

Summit Entertainment has released three new clips for the upcoming dramatic comedy The Beaver, which will hit theaters nationwide on May 20. Click on the video players below for the latest glimpses inside this new movie, which stars Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster.

Two-time Academy Award winner Jodie Foster directs and co-stars with two-time Academy Award winner Mel Gibson in The Beaver - an emotional story about a man on a journey to re-discover his family and re-start his life.

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‘The Beaver’ Gets New Release Date

Summit Entertainment has pushed back the release date for The Beaver, starring Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson, from a limited run March 23 to May 6, before opening wide May 20.

According to Variety, Summit had firmed the film's previous spring date in December, after delaying it because of controversy surrounding Mel Gibson.

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‘The Beaver’ to Premiere at SXSW

Earlier today, the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival announced a handful of titles that will premiere at the 2011 event. Films announced include Jodie Foster's drama The Beaver, Greg Mottola's comedy-adventure Paul and Conan O'Brien Can't Stop, a documentary by Rodman Flender that follows behind-the-scenes of O'Brien's summer tour, among others. The Beaver will screen in this year's Centerpiece slot on Wednesday, March 16. The complete festival lineup will be announced in early February 2011. The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival runs March 11 - 19, 2011 in Austin, Texas.

After a much-publicized separation with his former employers, did Conan O'Brien hit the road on a 32-City tour to connect with his fans or fill a void within himself? Filmmaker Rodman Flender followed O'Brien on his "Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television Tour" and returned with an intimate portrait of an artist trained in improvisation, captured at the most improvisational time of his career.

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‘The Beaver’ Gets Release Date

Summit Entertainment has set a release date for the Mel Gibson-starring The Beaver, directed by Jodie Foster. The dramedy will open in limited theaters on March 23rd before expanding wide April 8th.

In The Beaver, Mel Gibson plays a depressed man who finds solace in wearing a beaver hand-puppet. Jodie Foster will play the role of the man's wife.

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