Jim Carrey for Mr Poppers Penguins

Jim Carrey to lead Mr Popper’s Penguins…

Jim Carrey has signed up for the lead role in Mr Popper’s Penguins.

Carrey will reportedly star as a New York businessman, who finds his life is thrown into chaos when he receives six penguins in the post.

Adapted from the 1938 children’s book by Richard and Florance Atwater, the film will be helmed by Mean Girls director Mark Waters.

Shooting is due to begin this autumn.