A group of zoo animals decide to break their code of silence in order to help their lovable zookeeper (Kevin James) find love — without opting to leave his current job for something more illustrious. woman.
The animals at the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston love their kindhearted caretaker, Griffin Keyes (Kevin James). Finding himself more comfortable with a lion than a lady, Griffin decides the only way to get a girl in his life is to leave the zoo and find a more glamorous job. The animals, in a panic, decide to break their time-honored code of silence and reveal their biggest secret: they can talk! To keep Griffin from leaving, they decide to teach him the rules of courtship – animal style. The film also stars Rosario Dawson and Leslie Bibb and features the voices of Cher, Nick Nolte, Adam Sandler, and Sylvester Stallone.
The movie The Zookeeper was filmed during summer 2009 at Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo and hit theaters two years later.
Wild About Movies publisher Tim Nasson was one of the first in the world to see the completed movie at the 2011 CinemaCon Covention in Las Vegas in March 2011.