Carla Gugino Marries Jim Carrey In “Mr. Popper’s Penguins”
Actress Carla Gugino has been cast to star in the film “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” along with funnyman Jim Carrey. The project is an adaptation of the 1938 children’s book by the same name from authors Richard and Florence Atwater.
Mark Waters (“Mean Girls”) and John Davis (“Predators”) will direct and produce, respectively, the film which tells the story of a New York businessman who inherits six penguins. The wealthy man goes on to learn life lessons in love and human relationships from the penguins. Gugino will play the role of Carrey’s wife in the film, the matron of the family inheriting the penguins.
Gugino has previously starred in “Sucker Punch” and as Sally Jupiter in “Watchmen.”