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Matt Damon’s ‘We Bought a Zoo’ Out Friday

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Matt Damon’s film roles have included portraying a CIA assassin and a crooked Boston cop, but his latest big screen character is a simple family man who buys a zoo.

In the film We Bought a Zoo, Damon stars as a newspaper columnist and recently widowed father who quits his job and buys property that includes a zoo.  He works with the zoo's staff, including a head zookeeper played by Scarlett Johansson, to care for the animals.

We Bought a Zoo opens nationwide Friday.

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