The Art of Racing in the Rain (film)
|The Art of Racing in the Rain|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Simon Curtis|
|Screenplay by||Mark Bomback|
|Based on||The Art of Racing in the Rain|
by Garth Stein
|Music by||Dustin O'Halloran|
|Edited by||Adam Recht|
|Distributed by||Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures|
The Art of Racing in the Rain is an upcoming 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by Simon Curtis and written by Mark Bomback, based on the 2008 novel of the same name by author Garth Stein. The film stars Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried and Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo.
The film is scheduled to be released on August 9, 2019, by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the first 20th Century Fox film to be marketed on the Walt Disney Studios' official website since the acquisition of the studio by Disney.
Enzo (voiced by Kevin Costner), a dog owned by Denny (Milo Ventimiglia) and Eve Swift (Amanda Seyfried), reflects in this film about his relationship with his human family and being around in times of need.
- Milo Ventimiglia as Denny Swift, a race car driver.
- Amanda Seyfried as Eve Swift
- Kathy Baker
- Martin Donovan
- Gary Cole
- Kevin Costner as the voice of Enzo, a dog that was raised by Denny
- McKinley Belcher III as Mark Finn
- Ryan Kiera Armstrong as Zoe
- Giacomo Finn
In July 2009, Universal Pictures bought the film rights to the prize-winning novel The Art of Racing in the Rain. The project has not been able to find a director. After the project came to a halt with Universal Studios, Walt Disney Studios acquired the rights in January 2016. The film adaptation was to be produced by Neal H. Moritz through his Original Film production company.
In 2017, screenwriter Mark Bomback revealed that the project was now set up at 20th Century Fox, saying, "I'm hoping the third time's the charm, and I'm optimistic that next year will be when it finally goes into production."
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