Daniel Bruhl Joins Chastain In “Zookeepers”

Daniel Bruhl and Johan Heldenbergh are set to co-star with Jessica Chasten in Niki Caro’s “The Zookeeper’s Wife” for Focus Features.

The story follows the director of the Warsaw Zoo and his wife who together used the facility to help some three hundred Jewish people escape from the Warsaw Ghetto after the Germans invaded Poland in September 1939.

Angela Workman penned the script adaptation of Diane Ackerman’s 2007 novel and filming begins next month in Europe.

Source: Variety