Max ages and dies as well, with C.J. Experience the journey of many lifetimes on May 17. | A Dog's Journey Universal Pictures | Release Date: May 17, 2019 Summary: A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets. Gloria eventually sees Molly and gets angry at C.J. On June 21, 2017, CEO of Amblin Entertainment Michael Wright announced that a sequel to the film A Dog's Purpose was in development. [5], On August 26, 2018, Universal Pictures began production on the sequel. [15] Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on an A+ to F scale, the same as its predecessor, while those at PostTrak gave it 3.5 out of 5 stars. Korean Idol Henry Lau Now a Hollywood Star with “A Dog’s Journey” K-Pop idol and member of the world-renowned Super Junior-M Henry Lau makes his Hollywood feature film debut in Universal Pictures’ feel-good drama A Dog’s Journey , the sequel to the heartwarming global hit A Dog’s … Release Dates After she leaves, he lives the rest of his life missing her, and eventually dies of old age. While leaving town, CJ discovers Shane is stalking her, and while trying to avoid him, C.J. Is “A Dog’s Journey” one of the sweetest canine films out there, or one of the meanest? Molly is then shown running through the same grassy field that Bailey was running through when he died. Ethan dies in bed, surrounded by family and with Max at his side. and Max for their help, so he takes them on a road trip to Ethan and Hannah's farm in Michigan, where they reunite for the first time since Gloria stormed out with CJ during Bailey's life. Soon after, Max remembers learning how to diagnose cancer back during Molly's life, and signals C.J. Interview: Be sure to check out Henry as Trent when A Dog's Journey … C.J. This inspires her to get over her stage fright, write new music, and finally perform. One day, C.J., now a young adult, visits the store, and Big Dog recognizes and engages with her. [13], On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 50% based on 80 reviews with an average rating of 5.17/10. After all, the character he plays in the film also is the Caucasian female protagonist’s love interest—still a rarity for […] The movie ends with Bailey running through the grassy field and morphing backward through his previous incarnations, before crossing the Rainbow Bridge and joyfully reuniting with Ethan in Heaven. A Dog's Journey (2019) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. In "A Dog's Journey", he is given a mission by Ethan to protect his granddaughter, a mission that Bailey carries out effectively, along his journey ultimately shared with Ethan to the end.... Read more A DOG’S JOURNEY *CUT TO THE CHASE* ... She gives CJ a box of Henry’s things that his parents brought to her when Molly was alive, which contain letters that Henry wrote to Gloria while she was pregnant. C.J. A Healing Journey - Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid and others discuss the bond between dogs and humans. A Dog's Journey is a 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by Gail Mancuso in her feature film directorial debut and written by W. Bruce Cameron, Cathryn Michon, Maya Forbes, and Wally Wolodarsky. C.J. Eventually, Trent's doctor informs him that he is cancer-free, and at Trent's urging, C.J. Company Credits Shane insists that they attend a party, which gets busted by police for underage drinking. Ethan holds Bailey lovingly and tells him to take care of C.J. [10] It ended up debuting to just $8 million, the lowest opening of any of W. Bruce Cameron's Dog films. Childhood friends who reconnect as adults, the film experiences their lives as 11 years to adulthood through the eyes of the dog Bailey. Kathryn Prescott and Henry Lau in A Dog's Journey (2019) Universal While John Wick: Chapter 3 just ridiculously overperforming (numbers incoming, but think Rogue Nation ), … that he smells cancer on Trent. begins to date Shane, a Mr. Sub employee whom Molly distrusts and tries to protect C.J. It’s not every day that a Hollywood film opens with an Asian love interest, but “A Dog’s Journey” has done just that. Sit down with the cast to hear about their life-long love of man's best friend. Gloria responds nonchalantly to this and reveals that she spent all of the money from Henry's settlement (meant for C.J.) The website's critical consensus reads: "A Dog's Journey is as sentimental as one might expect, but even cynical viewers may find their ability to resist shedding a tear stretched to the puppermost limit. With a reluctant glare, Gloria allows her to adopt Molly. The film stars Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Marg Helgenberger, Betty Gilpin, Kathryn Prescott, and Henry Lau. Molly is separated from her and taken to a shelter. Shane ambushes and assaults C.J., prompting Molly to bite him on the leg. | She sees a young boy named Trent (Ian Chen) and his family adopting Rocky. 'A Dog's Journey' follows one dog's spirit as it is reincarnated through many precious pooches. and Trent embrace their love for each other, and eventually marry and have their first child, a boy. is returning a dog to a client after a walk, Max smells a familiar scent. some of the contents that were in Henry's box which Hannah and Ethan brought to her house during Molly's life, which are revealed to be letters that Henry wrote to Gloria while she was pregnant with C.J. is sentenced to community service at a facility that teaches dogs how to detect cancer and Molly teaches herself how to signal she has smelled the scent. Tailored for the Chinese market, the film sees Henry Lau, Marg Helgenberger, Betty Gilpin, and Kathryn Prescott join Dennis Quaid in the cast. Your friend, Cynthia Rylant She adopts Max, who befriends her boyfriend's dog. Molly, reincarnated as a male English Mastiff named Big Dog, lives with his new owner, Joe, and is a guard dog at his gas station/convenience store. "A Dog's Journey" opens May 17 and stars Dennis Quaid, Marg Helgenberger, Betty Gilpin, Kathryn Prescott, Henry Lau and Josh Gad as the voice of Bailey. The film stars Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Marg Helgenberger, Betty Gilpin, Kathryn Prescott, and Henry Lau. [11] In its second weekend the film made $4.1 million, finishing seventh,[12] and then $1 million in its third. A DOG’S JOURNEY *CUT TO THE CHASE* ... She gives CJ a box of Henry’s things that his parents brought to her when Molly was alive, which contain letters that Henry wrote to Gloria while she was pregnant. The film is based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Cameron and is the sequel to the 2017 film A Dog's Purpose. To avoid being adopted by anyone until he can find C.J., he uses an aggressive, biting persona, until he sees C.J. Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, special effects makeup coordinator: Illusion Industries Inc. 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(uncredited), production manager: additional photography, second second assistant director: NY Unit, re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor, end title artist: for Exceptional Minds [us], end titles supervisor: for Exceptional Minds [us], Visual Effects Production Supervisor: Amblin Partners, lead visual effects supervisor: Exceptional Minds [US], visual effects executive producer: Lola Visual Effects, Global Managing Director: MR. X (as Lisa K. Sepp), visual effects artist: for exceptional minds [us], visual effects dailies editor: Mr. X (uncredited), second assistant: "b" camera, New York Unit, key first assistant: "a" camera New York Unit, composer: additional music / music programmer, Title Director: Main and End Title Sequences, title producer: Main and End Title Sequences. Over time, C.J. Directed by Gail Mancuso. Henry Lau (born October 11, 1989), commonly referred to mononymously as Henry, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor, entertainer and classical violinist based in South Korea and China. CJ is living with her boyfriend and working as a dog walker while aspiring to a musical career, but can't overcome her stage fright. A doctor confirms the diagnosis and Trent begins chemotherapy. and Molly grow increasingly close, along with Trent and Rocky. about Henry and Mudge from my son and a dog I knew in our neighborhood. Filming & Production With Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Kathryn Prescott, Marg Helgenberger. to write more songs and perform them in front of an audience, finally kicking off her musical career. Some friendships transcend lifetimes. A Dog's Journey is a 2012 book written by W. Bruce Cameron and published by Forge Books.It is the sequel to Cameron's 2010 book A Dog's Purpose.. before he is lethally injected. It’s not every day that a Hollywood film opens with an Asian love interest, but “A Dog’s Journey” has done just that. Bailey, now dead, is then seen running through a grassy field towards young C.J. She also sees a young girl with him, who she recognizes is C.J., now 11 years old (Abby Ryder Forston). This inspires her to get over her stage fright, write new music, and finally perform. forgets to watch the road, and she accidentally crashes into a dumpster, killing Molly. It was directed by Gail Mancuso. Afraid of getting arrested, Shane promptly flees the scene in a panic. Buddy feels as if he has served his purpose by taking care of his deceased master, Ethan when he was alive, and Hannah and Ethan’s other family members who live on the Farm. She has warmed up to dogs and is no longer incompetent. They sent lunch of haggis, neeps … It was released by Entertainment One in foreign territories, where actor Peter Baykov is the voice of Trent for international release.[8][9]. Buddy feels as if he has served his purpose by taking care of his deceased master, Ethan when he was alive, and Hannah and Ethan’s other family members who live on the Farm. Beckett Richard Pin as 15-month-old Saint who learns to walk at the end of the film. Ethan tells C.J. Official Sites His shallow girlfriend leaves him, leaving C.J. for getting a dog behind her back, but C.J. A Dog's Journey (2019) Johnny Galecki as Henry. persuades her mother to let her keep the dog given how neglected she feels. CJ is reluctant to keep Max, but she learns that if Max isn't adopted by the next day, he will be put down. Bailey finds his new purpose. Henry Lau Trent Ian Chen Young Trent Daniela Barbosa Liesl Kevin Claydon Barry Arlene Duncan Hilda Kenneth Liu Trent's Dad Jake Manley Sarah-Jane Marquez-Hicks Dr. Deb Angela Narth Old Woman Kathryn Prescott C.J. 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