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Dan Stevens Joins ‘The Call of the Wild’ With Harrison Ford

Published on July 25th, 2018 | Updated on July 25th, 2018 | By FanFest

Fresh off the news that Harrison Ford would star in Fox’s big-screen adaption of The Call of the Wild, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Legion’s Dan Stevens will also be joining him.

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Dan Stevens in FX’s ‘Legion’

The classic novel written by Jack London in 1903 follows a dog named Buck, who is abducted from a comfortable life as a pet and tossed into the chaos of the Klondike Gold Rush and forced to endure the brutal wilderness. Over time Buck falls encounters a series of abusive owners before landing in the merciful hands of John Thornton. Harrison Ford will be playing Thorton, a role that has previously been played by Clark Gable in a 1935 adaption and Charlton Heston in 1972. At this time Dan Stevens’ role is still unknown.

The movie will be mainly live-action with major CG elements. Chris Sanders of The Croods and How to Train Your Dragon will make his live-action directorial debut with a script penned by Logan screenwriter Michael Green.

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Charleston Heston in 1972 ‘The Call of the Wild’ adaption; Intercontinental Releasing Corp.

Dan Stevens is currently starring on FX’s sci-fi drama Legion as David Haller alongside Aubrey Plaza and Rachel Keller. He also took on the role of the Beast in Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast last year and starred in The Man Who Invented Christmas. On the horizon, Stevens will star in Netflix’s Apostle, a drama about a man who attempts to rescue his sister from a religious cult as well as Her Smell, a punk-rock drama also starring Elisabeth Moss, Amber Heard, and Cara Delevigne.

The Call of the Wild will be rushing into theaters next Christmas!


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as seen on promo graphic