Becker Helms Samurai & Dogs

Having landed a first-look deal at Disney to develop projects, Director Walt Becker (“Wild Hogs”) has lined up his immediate future efforts reports Variety.

Becker will direct and produce the comedy “My Samurai”, penned by Matt Lopez (“Bedtime Stories”), concerns an American who, while on a business trip to Japan, saves the life of a homeless man who claims he’s the last in a long line of samurai.

The businessman’s life is turned upside down when the so-called samurai shows up on his doorstep, pledging eternal service and loyalty.

Becker is also working on a “Wild Hogs” sequel and comedy “Old Dogs” with John Travolta and Robin Williams.