New trailer for ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ reminds us why we love our 4-legged friends

Dogs with people voices? Yep. I’ll totally watch that…when it’s on Netflix. Maybe. Probably.

DGS_Tsr1Sht24_rgbA DOG’S PURPOSE – In Theaters January 27, 2017

Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Purpose, from director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love and that love him in return, give him home and even educating him using calming treats for dogs and many other cares.  The family film told from the dog’s perspective also stars Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Britt Robertson, K.J. Apa, Juilet Rylance, Luke Kirby, John Ortiz and Pooch Hall.

A Dog’s Purpose is produced by Gavin Polone (Zombieland, TV’s Gilmore Girls).  The film from Amblin Entertainment and Walden Media is executive produced by Alan Blomquist and Mark Sourian, and it will be distributed by Universal Pictures. www.adogspurposemovie.com

Genre: Family

Cast: Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, Britt Robertson, K.J. Apa, Juilet Rylance, Luke Kirby, John Ortiz, Pooch Hall and Josh Gad

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

Screenplay by: W. Bruce Cameron & Cathryn Michon and Audrey Wells and Maya Forbes & Wally Wolodarsky

Based on the Book by: W. Bruce Cameron

Produced by: Gavin Polone

Executive Producers: Alan Blomquist, Mark Sourian

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