Initiating his acting career at the tender age of eight, Zachary Gordon is predominantly recognized for his role in ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ film franchise. The actor and voice actor has given his voice for many films, short films and animated series like ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’ and ‘Ni Hao, Kai-lan’, where he speaks Mandarin. His film credits include ‘Sex and Death 101’and ‘Lower Learning’ and voiceover for animated film such as ‘Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2’ which fared decently at the box office, apart from starring opposite big names like Nicholas Cage in the 2007 adventure film ‘National Treasure: Book of Secrets’.
Zachary Gordon’s first role was in the American sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother’ where she shared the screen with Josh Radnor and Neil Patrick Harris followed by television guest appearances in ‘Desperate Housewives’ in 2009. The Young Artist Award nominee’s character Greg Heffley in the book series based films ‘Diary of a Wimpy Day’ is viewed as his finest performances. A mega blockbuster in the United States box office his film ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules’ (2011) is his highest grossing film.
When black market antiquities dealer Mitch Wilkinson shows a missing page from John Wilkes Booth's diary with the name of Thomas Gates, accusing him to be a conspirator in Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Thomas' great-great-grandson Ben Gates embarks on a journey to prove his innocence that will lead him to the location of a lost city of gold.
In their attempt to fly back to New York City aboard the rickety airplane, the Madagascar animals run out of fuel and crash-land in Africa, where Alex is reunited with his parents. However, the zoo-lion disappoints his father being unable to complete the rite of passage, while his homesick friends eagerly wait for the penguins to fix the plane.