As soon as Ben Affleck wrapped a scene for "The Town" in front of the fountain near
Trinity Church in Copley Square, crews with the Adam Sandler-produced flick
"Zookeeper" set up shop on Friday, Oct. 2 inside the upscale Italian eatery Sorellina
located at 1 Huntington Ave. and outside of the upscale Fairmont Copley Plaza.
Designers orchestrated dramatic lighting in the area which lit up the Boston Public
Library and Old South Church located at 645 Boylston Street.
"Kevin James just left his trailer on a Segway en route to the set wearing a suit coat
and blue Adidas track pants.
James was joined on set by Rosario Dawson, playing the smart zoo veterinarian Kate,
and Leslie Bibb, James' on-screen ex. In addition to his trademark Segway from "Paul
Blart: Mall Cop," James was spotted near a souped up King Cobra (pictured below) in
front of the Fairmont Copley Plaza. Production is slotted to continue until the wee
hours of Saturday, Oct. 3.
On Thursday, Oct. 1, "Zookeeper" filmed scenes at 20 Taft St., a traditional
triple-decker home in North Dorchester. On Monday, Sept. 28, James and co-star Bibb
were riding a horse together on Crane Beach located in Ipswich on the North Shore.
In the wee hours of Saturday, Oct. 3, Copley Square was transformed into a
Hollywood-esque movie lot filming scenes at the upscale Fairmont Copley Plaza on the
corner of Dartmouth Street and St. James Avenue.
As previously reported designers orchestrated dramatic lighting in the area which lit up
the Boston Public Library and Old South Church located at 645 Boylston Street.
A slew of trailers lined the streets surrounding the Boston Public Library including
Exter, Boylston and Blagden street.
Adam Sandler, Cher, Jon Favreau, Sylvester Stallone and Judd Apatow star as animal
voices in the flick. The five are voicing animals at the zoo where keeper James longs
for his ex played by Bibb. Sandler will be the voice of a capuchin monkey while Cher is
slotted to be a giraffe. Favreau has been cast as a bear, Stallone as a lion and Apatow
as an elephant.
Dorchester native Donnie Wahlberg, playing a zookeeper who detests the furry critters
under his watch, Joe Rogan from "Fear Factor," James' off-screen wife Steffiana De La
Cruz and comedian Nat Faxon also co-star.
"Zookeeper" follows James as a zoo caretaker who consults with the animals in an
attempt to learn their methods of dating and mating to help him win back Bibbs'
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