Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead) will star alongside Naomi Watts (The Loudest Voice) in family drama Penguin Bloom.
Lincoln will portray the husband of Watts’ character in the drama, which is set on Sydney’s northern beaches and centers on a young family struggling to come to terms with a near-fatal accident that left their mother paralyzed. As they learn to adjust to her new situation, an unlikely ally entered their lives in the form of an injured Magpie chick, dubbed “Penguin” by the family.
The feature is based on the book of the same name by Bradley Trevor Greive and Cameron Bloom.
The film is directed by Glendyn Ivin from a script by Shaun Grant and Harry Cripps. Watts will produce alongside Emma Cooper and Made Up Stories’ Bruna Papandrea, Jodi Matterson and Steve Hutensky. Cameron, Sam Bloom and BTG will also executive produce alongside Ricci Swart.