Steve Carell has signed on to star in the comedy “Dogs of Babel” for Mandate Pictures reports Variety.
Carell would play a linguistics professor who finds his wife dead and police rule it an accident. The only witness is his dog and in his grief-stricken state the doubting professor tries to teach the animal to talk.
Jamie Linden is adapting the script. Carell, David Heyman, Corey May and Dooma Wendschuh are producing. Mandate is currently out to directors.