WHO’S IN IT?
Josh Gad (Beauty and the Beast), Dennis Quaid (Far From Heaven), Marg Helgenberger (Erin Brockovich), Betty Gilpin (Isn’t It Romantic), Kathryn Prescott (The Hive), Abby Ryder Fortson (Ant-Man and the Wasp), Henry Lau (Final Recipe), Ian Chen (Shazam!)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Gail Mancuso (film debut), director; W. Bruce Cameron (A Dog’s Purpose), Maya Forbes (Monsters vs. Aliens), Cathryn Michon (A Dog’s Way Home) and Wallace Wolodarsky (The Polka King), writers; Gavin Polone (Zombieland), producer; Mark Isham (Crash), composer; Rogier Stoffers (School of Rock), cinematographer; Robert Komatsu (Frost/Nixon), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Bailey (Gad) is a dog living his best life, on a farm with his adult “boy” Ethan (Quaid), his wife Hannah (Helgenberger), and their young granddaughter CJ (Fortson). However, when she is taken away by CJ’s mother Gloria (Gilpin), and he prepares to leave this life for a new one, Bailey makes a promise to Ethan that he will find and protect CJ at all costs. As Bailey comes and goes from one life to another, he makes good on his promise and tries to find CJ throughout all of his lives…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The sequel to the 2017 adaptation of W. Bruce Cameron’s best-selling book A Dog’s Purpose offers plenty more canine fluff that dog-lovers will eat up like dog chow.