Kristen Bell Saves The “Whales”

Kristen Bell is in negotiations to join “Whales” for Universal Pictures and Working Title says The Hollywood Reporter.

Based on Tom Rose’s non-fiction book and set in Cold War-era 1988, the story follows a small-town news reporter (John Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Drew Barrymore) who enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle.

Bell will play a reporter from Los Angeles with her looks being her greatest asset. Ken Kwapis is attached to direct while Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Liza Chasin, Steve Golin and Michael Sugar are producing.