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Penguin Bloom movie adaptation bags walking dead star Andrew Lincoln & Naomi Watts

The Walking Dead star Andrew Lincoln is all set to star in the family drama Penguin Bloom alongside Naomi Watts. A big jump from zombie apocalypse world, right? Wait until you find out his role.

Who The Walking Dead Star Will Be Playing In This Family Drama

Reportedly, Andrew Lincoln will be taking on the role of Naomi Watts’ on-screen husband in the film. He is best acclaimed for his role as Rick Grimes in the show The Walking Dead which will also be carried forward in the upcoming Walking Dead movies. Heis other accomplishments include starring in the movie Love Actually and the British TV series Teachers.

Naomi Watts, also shooting the prequel to Game Of Thrones and the lead role in the movie is serving as producer alongside Emma Cooper and Bruna Papandrea, Jodi Matterson and Steve Hutensky. Cameron and Sam Bloom meanwhile, are executive producers along with Ricci Swart.

Who/What Penguin Bloom Is About

Penguin Bloom is set on Sydney’s northern beaches and is about a young family dealing with the aftermath of with a close to a fatal accident that left their mother paralyzed. And as they make sense of their new reality, they find a new friend- an injured Magpie chick the family begins to call Penguin.

The movie is based on the bestseller novel written by Bradley Trevor Greive and Cameron Bloom and is directed by Glendyn Ivin. The writers’ team includes Shaun Grant and Harry Cripps.

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Everyone Else On The Show: Reactions To The Cast Addition

The producers said in a statement that they were “thrilled to have the supremely talented Andrew Lincoln on board to bring Bloom’s story to audiences around the world.”

“We were all captivated by this heart-warming story of resilience, the power of family and hope,” they continued, referencing the plot of the movie.