Gere Relates A Dog’s Tale

Richard Gere will star in and produce “Hachiko: A Dog’s Story,” an Inferno Entertainment drama that will begin production in September reports Screen Daily.

inspired by the 1987 Japanese film “Hachiko monogatari,” Gere will play a college professor who takes in a dog he finds abandoned. Both man and hound find their lives changed forever as they form an unbreakable bond.

No director has yet been chosen. Stephen P. Lindsay penned the script.