By Alynda Wheat Anne Lang Jessica Herndon Lesley Messer
May 16, 2011 12:00 PM

>Foster, who has stood by her longtime pal through his troubles, says the edgy role was very personal for Gibson. “The most beautiful part of Mel, I think, is onscreen,” she says. “People will see what an incredibly deep performance he gives, and hopefully they’ll have some insight into who Mel is as a human being.”