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Originally posted 10/19/2010 07:35AM
Mel Gibson's good friend Jodie Foster has an interesting take on the troubled actor (who will have a cameo role in The Hangover 2) – saying that, despite his troubles, Gibson remains "the most loved man in the film business."
As for his upcoming comedy cameo, "He really liked the humor in that first [Hangover] movie, so I'm glad he'll be in it!" Foster, 47, tells Extra.
Meanwhile, sources have told EW.com that Gibson, 54, won't play himself in the movie but will play "an outlandish character" like Tom Cruise did in Tropic Thunder.
Originally posted 06/11/2010 01:45PM
Jodie Foster is speaking out against allegations that she attacked a young man outside an L.A. mall, telling PEOPLE the accusations and the police report filed by the teenager are a "fabrication" of what really happened.
"This guy was most definitely a professional paparazzo," the actress's rep tells PEOPLE. "He had a large camera bag and 1000mm telephoto lens. He tailed Jodie and followed her all the way from the movie theater to the valet."
According to a police report obtained by RadarOnline, the incident occurred May 29 at The Grove in L.A., where Foster was seeing a movie with her children. The alleged victim's father claims his 17-year-old son approached the Oscar-winning actress for a photo but she "came after him [and] poked him in the chest" and "pushed and shoved him leaving scratches and bruises on his arm."
Originally posted 06/02/2010 12:20PM
Two-time Academy Award winner Jodie Foster knows what it takes to make it as a young actress in Hollywood. Luckily for Twilight star Kristen Stewart, the elder actress is there for her with valuable words of wisdom.
So what advice does Foster, 47, have for Stewart? "Just about how to not go crazy," Foster, who costarred with Stewart in 2002’s Panic Room, told PEOPLE at the New York Women in Film & Television’s Designing Women Awards last week. "And [how to] be a young actor who wants to have a long career."
Originally posted 03/07/2010 07:20PM
Hey Kathryn Bigelow, you hear those loud fans? One of them is none other than Jodie Foster.
Supporting what could be the first female win for the Best Director Oscar is especially easy for fellow director Foster, who hopes it will mean "more opportunities for women to direct."
"Am I going to be chanting, 'Kathryn Bigelow, Kathryn Bigelow, Kathryn Bigelow?' " Foster told PEOPLE of cheering the Hurt Locker director at the 25th Film Independent Spirit Awards Friday. "Listen, it's a great honor for any director: Male, female, carnivore, vegetarian. But I was thrilled to see a film of that caliber with such a strong hand as a director."
Added Foster: "This is clearly something that she's worked her entire life for."
Originally posted 09/30/2005 06:00AM
Three years after playing a protective mother in Panic Room, Jodie Foster lets her maternal instincts take control again as a woman whose daughter disappears in Flightplan. "There's a primal connection to children," says Foster, 42, who is mom to sons Charlie, 7, and Kit, 4. "You have to explore those fears. That's what makes the best drama." The former child star talked recently about being a parent, sharing the acting gene and finding the next Jodie Foster.
Originally posted 03/28/2002 01:00PM
Perennially private Hollywood mom Jodie Foster refuses to give in to fear in both her private and professional lives.
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