The Call of the Wild (2020 film)
|The Call of the Wild|
|Directed by||Chris Sanders|
|Produced by||Erwin Stoff|
|Screenplay by||Michael Green|
|Based on||The Call of the Wild|
by Jack London
|Music by||John Powell|
|Distributed by||Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures|
The Call of the Wild is an upcoming American live-action CGI-animated adventure film based on the Jack London's 1903 novel The Call of the Wild and the remake of Twentieth Century Pictures' 1935 film of the same name. The film is directed by Chris Sanders, written by Michael Green, and stars Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens, Omar Sy, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford and Colin Woodell.
It is produced by 20th Century Fox and will be released on February 21, 2020.
- Harrison Ford as John Thornton
- Dan Stevens as Hal
- Omar Sy as Perrault
- Karen Gillan as Mercedes
- Bradley Whitford as Judge Miller
- Colin Woodell as Charles
- Scott MacDonald as Dawson
- Cara Gee as Françoise
In October 2017, it was announced that 20th Century Fox was developing the film adaptation of the Jack London's 1903 novel The Call of the Wild, set in Yukon around 1890s about the Klondike Gold Rush, which would be directed by Chris Sanders from the script by Michael Green, and would be produced by Erwin Stoff.
In July 2018, Harrison Ford and Dan Stevens were cast in the film, with Ford set to star as John Thornton, who goes on the hunt for gold. The film would get heavy special effects work from MPC Montréal. In August 2018, Colin Woodell joined the cast. In September, Omar Sy and Karen Gillan were added to the cast. In October, Bradley Whitford joined the cast, with Cara Gee joining in November.
The film was originally going to be released on December 25, 2019, but was pushed back to February 21, 2020, following the acquisition of Fox by Disney, accommodating the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Spies in Disguise.
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