Studio finalized Crowe’s deal in May, dating the pic for Dec. 23, 2011.
Based on Benjamin Mee’s memoir, “Zoo” revolves around a widowed father who buys a dilapidated zoo in hopes of making a fresh start. He and his children, along with a small but loyal staff, work to get the zoo reopened. Julie Yorn is producing.
Crowe is polishing the “Zoo” script penned by Aline Brosh McKenna.
Damon is repped by WME.