Jon Turteltaub Takes Family Fantasy Beached

The project revolves around an overweight four year old who, after falling off a boat, is raised by whales and becomes an Olympic swimmer.

Turteltaub is best known for directing both films in the National Treasure franchise. His last project was 2010’s The Sorceror’s Apprentice, though he’s now prepping to shoot Last Vegas for CBS films.

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