Who doesn't love penguins? Hollywood may not be sure how popular Jim Carrey is these days as a regular guy in live action motion pictures, but the world sure loves the little tuxedoed guys.
Everyone from Jack Black to Owen Wilson to Ben Stiller has circled the project. But now 20th Century Fox has set Carrey in the film adaptation of everybody's favorite kids' book Mr. Popper's Penguins, and I hear the studio got him cheap.
John Davis is producing, Mark Waters is directing, with Jared Stern writing the latest version of a script by Sean Anders & John Morris.