Angus MacFadyen is reportedly in talks to join cast of Cameron Crowe's We Bought a Zoo alongside Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, and Elle Fanning. He's in talks to play the head zookeeper. The film is scheduled to open on December 23, 2011.
The comedy-drama, based on the memoir by Benjamin Mee, with a script from “The Devil Wears Prada” writer Aline Brosh McKenna, follows Mee (Matt Damon) as a single father who attempts to fulfil his late wife’s wish of moving their family to the titular animal sanctuary. Damon’s joined by the likes of Scarlett Johansson, as love interest Kelly, Thomas Haden Church, as Damon’s brother, and Elle Fanning and Patrick Fugit as other zoo employees. [Oliver Lyttelton]