Universal Pictures has released the first official trailer for A Dog’s Purpose, an upcoming comedy drama film directed by Lasse Hallström based on the 2010 book of the same name by W. Bruce Cameron. The film follows a dog’s journey through several of its lives via reincarnation and how the canine learns a valuable lesson in each life. A Dog’s Purpose is currently scheduled to be released on January 27th, 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. The family film told from the dog’s perspective also stars Dennis Quaid, Britt Robertson, K.J. Apa, John Ortiz, Juilet Rylance, Luke Kirby, Peggy Lipton and Pooch Hall.
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