Amy Huberman has landed her next role in new Irish film ‘Zoo’.
Based on a true story, the former Clinic actress is set to appear in the flick about a WWII elephant.
The movie follows Belfast woman Denise Austin, who saved the life of an elephant during the four German bombing attacks on the city in 1941.
The Irish woman was one of the first female keepers at Belfast zoo and decided to protect the elephant after RUC officers shot dead 23 animals for fear that they would escape during the blitz on the city.
The zoo keeper brought Sheila the elephant back to her home and kept her in the safety of her garden before walking the elephant to its enclosure every morning.
Amy joins Game of Thrones stars Art Parkinson and Ian McElhinney, as well as Moone Boy actor Ian O’Reilly on the project.
Shooting for the flick is set to begin later this summer.
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