Bill Murray and Anne Hathaway will star and Robert Duvall is in talks to join the cast of Cannes virtual market sales title Bum’s Rush, which Rocket Science and CAA Media Finance are introducing to the market.
Aaron Schneider (the upcoming Tom Hanks Second World War drama Greyhound), will direct the story about a skilled boot maker (Hathaway) who crosses paths in a life-changing way with a stray dog, to be voiced by Murray.
C Gaby Mitchell (Get Low, Blood Diamond) wrote the screenplay and Sarah Green (Loving, Mud, Tree Of Life) is producing with Mitchell and Schneider.
Bum’s Rush will shoot on location in Santa Barbara and New Mexico.
CAA Media Finance represents US rights, and Rocket Science handles international sales.