Tomorrowland star Britt Robertson has signed on to star in upcoming Dreamworks and Walden Media adaptation A Dog’s Purpose, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.
A Dog’s Purpose tells of a dog that is reincarnated over and over again, and aims to be reunited with it’s original owner.
Robertson, who also starred in this year’s The Longest Ride, is joined by Dennis Quaid (The Day After Tomorrow), who will co-star in the film which is based on the book by W. Bruce Cameron and will be directed by Lasse Hallstrom (The Cider House Rules).
Frank Smith, Waldern Media CEO and president said on the film “We are proud to once again partner with the great team at DreamWorks on A Dog’s Purpose, a heartfelt and uplifting story that is in great hands with Lasse Hallstrom directing….This film is a perfect addition as we continue to build and diversify our slate and bring audiences movies that inspire and entertain.”
A release date for the film is yet to be announced, but filming begins shooting in Winnipeg, Canada this month.