We Bought a Zoo (2011)
We Bought a Zoo SynopsisA father moves his family to the English countryside to own and operate a zoo.
We Bought a Zoo Release Date
In Theaters December 23, 2011
We Bought a Zoo Credits
Starring: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Elle Fanning, Thomas Haden Church
Written by: Aline Brosh McKenna, Cameron Crowe
Directed by: Cameron Crowe
Produced by: Julie Yorn
Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
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We Bought A Zoo Overcomes Obstacles On Blu-Ray In April
If you did miss the live-action family film, you wonít have too long to wait. We Bought a Zoo will hit Blu-Ray, DVD, and digital download on April 3rd. The story, about a man and his kids who buy a struggling zoo in the attempt to save it, is packed with some strong performances, including Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, and Angus Macfadyen.
by Jessica Grabert February 16, 2012 comments
Holiday Weekend Box Office: Hollywood In The Red For Christmas
After a slow start for movies opening early on Wednesday, the Christmas holiday rallied a bit into Monday. Overall, box office results were slightly higher than the same four day holiday weekend last year, but that's small consolation for an industry that saw a major ticket sale backslide in 2011.
by Scott Gwin December 26, 2011 comments
Matt Damon Searches For Something Authentic In We Bought A Zoo Clip
After the death of his wife, a grieving widower searches for something to help unite his family and move them on to the next stage in their lives. He decides to buy and renovate a struggling zoo. Through the process of remaking the zoo, the man and his family find themselves Learning Important Things About Life. That smartass write-up is, more or less, the plot of We Bought a Zoo
by David Wharton December 2, 2011 comments
See The Playlist Cameron Crowe Used To Woo Matt Damon
If there's any director out there who definitely understands the mixtape, it's Cameron Crowe. The soundtracks to his movies are nearly as important as the script and the actors. So it's no surprise that when Crowe decided to try and convince Matt Damon to star in his new movie, We Bought a Zoo, he turned to his secret weapon: he made Damon a mixtape.
by David Wharton November 28, 2011 comments
Spielberg's War Horse Set Up For Early Screenings This Weekend
We Bought A Zoo isnít the only upcoming movie set to show screenings in select theaters this weekend. DreamWorks is apparently looking to give the upcoming Steven Spielberg film War Horse the early-screening treatment this weekend as well. The film will be headed to 10 cities this Sunday.
by Kelly West November 22, 2011 comments
We Bought A Zoo Headed To Select Theaters For Thanksgiving Weekend
If youíre looking forward to the upcoming Cameron Crowe film We Bought A Zoo, you may have the opportunity to see it nearly a month before it makes its official debut in theaters. Select theaters are set to show the movie later this month.
by Kelly West November 17, 2011 comments
Cameron Crowe's We Bought A Zoo Lands New U.S. Poster
Cameron Crowe has to bounce back. He just has to. Thereís no way the heartfelt filmmaker responsible for Say Anything, Jerry Maguire and the masterful Almost Famous can deliver another misfire after Elizabethtown. While he has flexed his creative muscle on two impressive musical documentaries in The Union and Pearl Jam Twenty (both worth your time), Crowe fans are waiting with bated breath for his next feature, We Bought a Zoo
by Sean O'Connell November 8, 2011 comments
First Trailer For Cameron Crowe's We Bought A Zoo
It's been six years since Cameron Crowe last put a feature film into theaters. His last project, Elizabethtown, was a disappointment that was not only largely rejected by critics, but made only $52 million internationally on a $45 million budget. Fortunately he has now returned and he's bringing Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson and 47 different animals with him.
by Eric Eisenberg September 14, 2011 comments
Cameron Crowe Writing His Next Feature For We Bought A Zoo Casting Rejects
In an interview with IFC News, Crowe said his next project will be an original script he wrote that was inspired by young actors he auditioned but didnít cast for the Matt Damon dramedy. The Say Anything director said he was so impressed with the talent casting director Gail Levin brought in for Zoo tryouts that he was moved to immediately write a script that would utilize some of those actors.
by Sean O'Connell September 1, 2011 comments
Matt Damon And A Tiger Face Off In Images From We Bought A Zoo
It sounds like it has the exact mix of humor and sadness you want in a Cameron Crowe movie, plus the added bonus of zoo animals; only the latter is on display, though, in the first batch of images from the film
by Katey Rich August 2, 2011 comments
John Michael Higgins Added To The Cast Of Cameron Crowe's We Bought A Zoo
Though he typically sticks to smaller roles and guest spots on television shows, John Michael Higgins is always fun to watch. Whether he is acting like an insane person, as he did in Yes Man,
by Eric Eisenberg January 10, 2011 comments
J.B. Smoove Added To The Cast Of We Bought A Zoo
J.B. Smoove is having one hell of a 2011 and we're only three days in. Earlier today the Curb Your Enthusiasm actor and former Saturday Night Live writer had a sitcom pitch picked up by Fox
by Eric Eisenberg January 3, 2011 comments
Patrick Fugit And Elle Fanning Join We Bought A Zoo
Though Fugit has had a hard time finding any roles that capitalize on the talent he showed in Almost Famous-- his last film was the instantly forgotten Cirque du Freak-- Fanning is on a roll
by Katey Rich November 9, 2010 comments
Scarlett Johansson Will Buy A Zoo With Matt Damon
Scarlett Johanssonís name seems to be rumored for just about every upcoming project in Hollywood, but since being the best thing about Iron Man 2, aside from reprising her role as Black Widow in The Avengers
by Josh Tyler November 5, 2010 comments
Cameron Crowe Wants Scarlett Johansson For His Zoo
The role would be opposite Matt Damon in the story of a grieving father who buys a zoo along with his children. I'm not totally sure where the female lead fits in, since my understanding is that the wife is dead
by Katey Rich November 1, 2010 comments
Colin Ford Cast As Matt Damon's Son In We Bought A Zoo
Cameron Crowe has written and/or directed three wonderful movies and two totally watchable films, which means when I walk into his next movie, I know there's a higher percentage chance of greatness
by Mack Rawden October 20, 2010 comments
Thomas Hayden Church Cast In We Bought A Zoo And Killer Joe
It's really a shame that Spider-Man 3 wasn't a better movie. Had it been, we likely would be seeing a lot more of Thomas Hayden Church. Showing an incredible amount of potential post-Wings
by Eric Eisenberg October 4, 2010 comments
Amy Adams Considering Roles In Muppet Movie And Two Others
Whether she winds up palling around with Muppets, zoo animals or Chris Pine, it's just going to be nice to get her back and hopefully playing the kind of roles she deserves
by Katey Rich October 4, 2010 comments
Matt Damon In Talks For Cameron Crowe's We Bought A Zoo
Matt Damon is a busy dude. He currently has six movies that have either been completed or are in post-production and has six more that are currently in development. Apparently he likes this whole "actor" business.
by Eric Eisenberg June 23, 2010 comments
Cameron Crowe Commits To We Bought A Zoo For Late 2011 Release
Crowe also did a rewrite on the script originally by Aline Brosh McKenna, which means we'll likely be getting a film more "Crowe-esque" than you might expect from a project he didn't develop himself
by Katey Rich May 17, 2010 comments
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