A Dog’s Purpose
A Dog’s Purpose is an upcoming American comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and written by Audrey Wells. It is based on the 2010 novel of the same name by W. Bruce Cameron. The film stars Britt Robertson, Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad, Peggy Lipton and Juliet Rylance. The film is scheduled to be released on January 27, 2017, by Universal Pictures.
Chronicles a dog’s journey through several lives via reincarnation and how he looks for his purpose through each of his lives.
- Britt Robertson as Hannah
- Dennis Quaid as Ethan (adult)
- Josh Gad as Bailey
- Peggy Lipton
- Juliet Rylance as Elizabeth
- Pooch Hall as Al
- K.J. Apa as Ethan
In December 2015, it was announced the film would be distributed by Universal Pictures in first quarter 2017. That same month, the film switched from a DreamWorks Pictures release to under the Amblin Entertainment banner, as per Amblin Partners’ newly enacted branded strategy. The film is scheduled to be released on January 27, 2017, by Universal Pictures.