The forthcoming Netflix Original film Dog Gone will kick off the new year with a family adventure. We may see a true tear-jerker here, starring Rob Lowe and Johnny Berchtold as a divided father and son who are obliged to trek the Appalachian Trail in order to recover their beloved missing dog, Gonker. We’ve got everything else you need to know about Dog Gone, which will be available on Netflix in January 2023, including the plot, actors, trailer, and Netflix release date.
Stephen Herek, the director of Netflix’s Dog Gone, has previously worked on productions such as Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, 101 Dalmatians, and The Mighty Ducks. Emmy nominee Nick Santora, whose credits include The Sopranos, Prison Break, Scorpion, Most Dangerous Game, and others, wrote the writing for the film. Lowe will produce Dog Gone alongside Santora, who is also producing for Blackjack Films Inc. Everything else we know about Netflix’s Dog Gone is as follows:
What is the story of Dog Gone about?
Dog Gone, a Netflix original film, is based on the actual tale of a father and son who mend their broken relationship through a forced journey on the Appalachian Trail in search of their beloved lost dog named Gonker. This touching story drew international attention as people from all walks of life joined the search for the sick mutt who had just days to live if he didn’t get his monthly prescription.
Gonker suffered from Addison’s disease, an adrenal insufficiency that required monthly injections. That meant the family only had 23 days to find their pet before he went into a coma.
Fielding, the owner, and his father launched a frenzied hunt, while his mother Virginia established a command centre at home.Marshall’s brother-in-law, Pauls Toutonghi, detailed the incident in his book Dog Gone: A Lost Pet’s Extraordinary Journey and the Family Who Brought Him Home.
Who is in the cast of Dog Gone?
Rob Lowe (Netflix’s Holiday in the Wild, Wayne’s World, St. Elmos’ Fire), Johnny Berchtold (The Look-See, Life as Mermaid), and Kimberly Williams-Paisley (Nashville, According to Jim, Father of the Bride) will play the Marshall family as father, son, and mother, respectively.
Other actors confirmed to appear in Dog Gone include Nick Peine (A.P. Bio), Susan Gallagher (Cobra Kai), Soji Arai (Pachinko), Annabella Didion (Outer Banks), Al Mitchell (Just Mercy), Michael H. Cole (The 5th Wave), LaKeta Booker (Coming 2 America), Amber Erwin (Dead Silent), Rachel Thompson (Outer Banks), and Rachel Thompson (Outer Banks) (First Kill)
When will Dog Gone be available on Netflix?
Because of Production Weekly issue 1259, we were aware that Dog Gone’s filming will start in late August 2021. The movie started filming on September 8th, 2021, after a brief pre-production period, and it was finished on January 28th, 2022, after a run of more than four months.
We now have confirmation that Dog Gone will be available on Netflix on Friday, January 13, 2023, according to the advertising materials that Netflix has made available.