Evan Gillmore books film “A Dog’s Way Home“.
A Dog’s Way Home started filming in Vancouver and area on October 16th.
Based on the novel of the same name written by New York Times bestselling author W. Bruce Cameron, the story is among a series of dog-themed novels Bruce has written including A Dog’s Purpose, which was released in theatres on January 27th of this year. A Dog’s Purpose also filmed in Canada; it called the Winnipeg area home during production in 2015.
Gavin Polone will be back to produce A Dog’s Way Home, but this time he’ll be joined by director Charles Martin Smith. His previous directing credits include 3 episodes of Vancouver-filmed series Motive as well as Dolphin Tale (2011) and Air Bud (1997). He’s also appeared as an actor in Motive as well as Fringe and The X-Files.
A Dog’s Way Home follows the same theme as the previous movie, focusing on the incredible and at times un-explainable bond between humans and their pets. The story is centred around Lucas, who unexpectedly finds himself caring for a cute, little, homeless pit bull puppy named Bella. Although his building doesn’t allow dogs, Lucas can’t find it in his heart to turn her away. He decides to sneak her into his building and hide the dog from his neighbours.