John Krasinski ('The Office') will join Drew Barrymore in Universal Pictures' 'Whales,' a "fact-based" film about the rescue of John Krasinskithree California gray whales in 1988. Krasinski will play a small town reporter who teams with Barrymore, a Greenpeace activist, to turn the tragedy "into an international story." Meanwhile, Krasinski will also co-star opposite Ginnifer Goodwin in 'Something Borrowed,' based on the novel by Emily Giffin. [Deadline]

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