Bell, Barrymore out to save the Whales

Kristen Bell is in negotiations to join Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski (“The Office”) in the Ken Kwapis-directed “Whales”.

According to THR, “Whales” tells the true story of a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) who enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle.

“Veronica Mars” and “Heroes” hottie Bell will play “A reporter from Los Angeles aiming for the big time who thinks her greatest assets are her looks.”