The Berlin Zoo has been approached with a $5 million movie deal for the year-old polar bear. (I assume that’ll be paid out in fish and other bear-friendly treats?)
Ash R. Shah, producer of Garfield: The Movie, plans to use the film in part to address the fate of the polar bear’s Arctic habitat. Says Shah, "With his friendly character, [Knut] serves as an ambassador to the Earth’s problems — climate change and the melting polar ice caps."
And who will voice the animated cub? Perhaps another media darling: Suri Cruise.