Walter Salles Directing Our Wild Life


Walter Salles (Dark Water, The Motorcycle Diaries) is in talks to direct Our Wild Life, an animal drama from New Line/Warner Bros. being produced by Mandalay Pictures’ Peter Guber and Cathy Schulman.

Previously known as “Peaceable Kingdom,” the film is based on the true life and work of Dame Daphne Sheldrick, the leading animal conservationist in Kenya, who has devoted her life to preventing elephant extinction by endeavoring to save baby elephants left orphaned by war, poaching and culling.

Jeff Stockwell wrote the script.debut with “Dark Water” and recently directed a segment in the ensemble shorts feature “Paris, I Love You.”