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We're Gonna Have to Wait Just a Bit longer for "The Beaver"

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Mel Gibson stars a man who tries to claw his way out of a pit of depression by communicating with others by way of a beaver hand puppet he found in a dumpster. Directed by Jodie Foster, who also co-stars alongside Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence and Cherry Jones. The film arrives in the spring of 2011. (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    We've been patiently awaiting the arrival of Mel Gibson's next film for months now, another six or seven weeks won't kill us.

    The release of "The Beaver," in which Gibson plays the CEO of a toy manufacturer who's struggling with depression and only finds his voice via a beaver handpuppet, has been pushed back from March 23 to May 6.

    Coming Soon: "Sucker Punch"

    [NATL] Coming Soon: "Sucker Punch"
    From writer-director Zack Snyder comes this story of a young girl who tries to escape a mental institution and a pending lobotomy by fighting the demons in her imagination. Starring Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung, Jena Malone, Carla Gugino and Jon Hamm, the film opens March 25, 2011. (Published Thursday, Mar 3, 2011)

    The move was necessitated by Jodie Foster, the film's director and co-star, being in Europe shooting "God of Carnage," reported Deadline. Lest you think this is some BS excuse to hide problems with the film, it's still planning to show at SXSW.

    In the grand scheme of things we don't really care about the move, but it's too bad "The Beaver" will now have to go up against "Thor," rather than "Sucker Punch," which won't be sucking up as much attention upon its release.

    "Thor"

    [NATL] "Thor"
    Chris Hemsworth is Thor, the Norse god of thunder, whose been cast out of his native Asgard by his father, Odin (Anthony Hopkins) and sent to Earth to think about what he's done. Co-stars Natalie Portman, Idris Elba, Rene Russo, Kay Dennings and Stan Lee. (Published Monday, Dec 13, 2010)