ac186bab57 "Colin Ford Cast As Matt Damon's Son In We Bought A Zoo". Forbes and a team of 30 specialized animal trainers worked with the nearly 75 animals featured in the film, including an African Lion, Bengal Tigers, North American Grizzly Bears, White-Backed Vultures, White-Faced Capuchins, Hamadryas Baboons, Eurasian Eagle-Owls, Crested Porcupines, Asian Small-Clawed Otters, a Binturong, Grevys Zebras, Ostriches, Chilean Flamingos, Indian Blue Peacocks, Peahens, a Zebu, Dromedary Camels, Alpacas, a Kangaroo, a Leopard, a Red Fox, and a Scarlet Macaw. As a journalist and newspaper columnist prior to buying the zoo, Mee knew he could write a book about his experiences, but at first he thought hed write a newspaper column. I knew Cameron had never made a movie he didnt originate, Yorn observes. Dylan, however, hates the idea of moving away from his friends and retreats into his artwork which has grown more macabre since the death of his mother. When I looked at pictures of Jane Goodall and how beautiful she was, it just struck a chord..
As much as Yorn was thrilled with the idea of Crowe taking the helm of We Bought A Zoo, she didnt hold out much hope he would be interested. jnsi arrived from Iceland with a toy sampler keyboard and a headful of ideas, says Crowe. (Griffith recalls it was just five foot tall grass and rattlesnakes.) But from a specific perspective, the area looked like Dartmoor Zoo, the real-life zoo purchased by Benjamin Mee. Dylan is like an exotic creature to her. Casting was still a long way off when McKenna was penning her first script draft, but she did something completely unexpected. When I looked at pictures of Jane Goodall and how beautiful she was, it just struck a chord.. Crystal was pretty amazing.