Crews with the Adam Sandler-produced flick "Zookeeper" set up shop outside of the
Hynes Convention Center located at 900 Boylston St. for a fashion-show scene shot at
the posh Prudential Center. Filming is slotted to continue into the wee hours of
Tuesday, Oct. 13.
Large spotlights lit up the entire block across from the Boylston Street Fire
Department building. "I was walking up Boylston toward the Fenway and was blinded
for an entire block by the big spotlight in front of a 'Zookeeper' truck," .
A crew of "hip, young, fashion-forward" extras were getting prepped for the
animal-themed fashion event and flocked to the set.
"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'
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' film lights up Hynes Convention Center
by Roland Hansen
|Delta Films - Movie News
with a local focus