Sean Anders and John Morris, ("Sex Drive") adapted the story which Jared Stern re-wrote. It follows Mr. Popper (Jim Carrey), a house painter whose dreams of Arctic exploration prompt him to write letters to real explorers. One of them sends him a penguin, which he keeps in the icebox.Before he knows it, the painter has a litter of twelve beaked birds. They eat voraciously, leading him to form Popper's Performing Penguins, a stage act that goes on tour and creates mayhem at every stop
Production kicks off net month in New York.