The movie, formerly known as Arctic Justice, was previously on the slate of Open Road, which filed for bankruptcy in September. Esmp struck a deal for the film at last month’s American Film Market, and the pic is being lined up for a wide theatrical release on more than 3,500 screens in 2019.
Arctic Dogs tells the story of Swifty (Renner), an Arctic fox who stumbles upon a dark scheme to melt the Arctic. He teams with his ragtag group of friends to try and save the day. Voice co-stars include Heidi Klum, Alec Baldwin, John Cleese, James Franco, Angelica Huston, Michael Madsen, Omar Sy and Laurie Holden.
The film was written by Cal Brunker & Bob Barlen (The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature