Fandango helps you go back to the movies with confidence and peace of mind. Griffin discovers that Stephanie is dating her other ex-boyfriend, a bully named Gale (Joe Rogan). Griffin learns their different mating rituals, but ends up humiliating himself in front of the other zookeepers and the guests.  ADI has also contacted the American Humane Association, urging them to re-evaluate how they assess the use of animals in films and the statements being made which effectively endorse the use of performing animals. Kate (Rosario Dawson), the zoo's vet, manages to get them away from Joe, but Griffin fails to jump into the lion enclosure, ruining the animals' plan. Kevin James was born Kevin George Knipfing on April 26, 1965, in Mineola, Long Island, New York, to Janet (Klein), an office worker, and Joseph Valentine Knipfing, Jr., an insurance agency owner. It is about an unlucky zookeeper who turns to the animals at his zoo to help him find love. Download the TV Guide app for iPhone, iPad and Android! Zookeeper is a 2011 American fantasy romantic comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Kevin James, Rosario Dawson, and Leslie Bibb, and featuring the voices of Nick Nolte, Sylvester Stallone, Adam Sandler, Don Rickles, Judd Apatow, Cher, Jon Favreau, and Faizon Love. Sign up for a FANALERT® and be the first to know when tickets and other exclusives are available in your area. Shane (either his first name or last name) is the main antagonist of the comedy film Zookeeper.  The 18-year-old giraffe collapsed during feeding and in the care of his trainer. Jerome the Bear voiced by Jon Favreau and 1 other . (uncredited), Boston Commons Walker Sequel to Zookeeper (2011), in which the evil ringmaster Hugo Kemp tries to kidnap the animals in the Franklin Park Zoo (upon discovering they can talk) to use them in a circus and it's up to Griffin Keyes, Kate and Bernie the Gorilla (the one animal wise enough to keep his talking ability a secret, or maybe even hide altogether from Hugo Kemp) to rescue the rest of the animals from Hugo's Circus. , Tweet, the giraffe who rose to fame as a star in the classic Toys "R" Us commercials (by being cast as Geoffrey, the company's official mascot) and who appeared alongside Jim Carrey in the film Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, died after filming Zookeeper at the Franklin Park Zoo. In Zookeeper, the animals at the Franklin Park Zoo love their kindhearted caretaker, Griffin Keyes (Kevin James). 54. Cast Kevin James Griffin Keyes, Producer, Screenwriter Rosario Dawson Kate Leslie Bibb Stephanie Ken Jeong Venom Donnie Wahlberg Shane Adam Sandler Donald the Monkey, Producer Cher Janet the Lioness Jon Favreau Jerome the Bear Joe Rogan Gale Nat Faxon Dave Sylvester Stallone Joe the Lion Steffiana De La Cruz Robin Judd Apatow Barry the Elephant Nick Bakay In an interview, Coraci stated, "...We worked with people who love their animals and [the American] Humane Association was there to ensure that they were being treated correctly. 2011 PG 1h 41m Romantic Comedies. Five years later in 2009, Griffin is shown to be the lead zookeeper at the Franklin Park Zoo who cares deeply for the zoo animals. (uncredited), Jogger / With Kevin James, Rosario Dawson, Leslie Bibb, Ken Jeong. De La Cruz is the real life wife of Kevin James. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of Zookeeper with exclusive news, pictures, videos and more at TVGuide.com , Brian Lowry of Variety called it "a marketing pitch in search of a movie" and a "punishingly flat effort that offers barely enough comedy to populate a three-minute trailer. The creatures in this zoo all have the excellent taste to be in 2D. Collect bonus rewards from our many partners, including AMC, Stubs, Cinemark Connections, Regal Crown Club when you link accounts. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.