IMAX Corporation, Cosmic Picture and presenting sponsor Mars Petcare announced today that Chris Evans (Captain America: The First Avenger, Gifted) will be narrating the upcoming IMAX documentary, Superpower Dogs, set to release in IMAX® and giant screen theatres beginning March 15. From the filmmakers behind the acclaimed documentaries Jerusalem and Journey to Mecca, Superpower Dogs takes audiences on an immersive IMAX® adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs.
“I am really happy to be part of Superpower Dogs,” said Chris Evans. “I am a proud dog owner and completely understand the connection that humans have with these remarkable animals. I love the way this film highlights incredible working dogs who utilize their real-life superpowers to help and protect people.”
“There is no greater talent to narrate Superpower Dogs than Chris Evans,” said Daniel Ferguson, Writer/Director ofSuperpower Dogs. “Chris’ genuine love and respect for dogs really comes through in a way that highlights their abilities, intelligence and heroism.”
Superpower Dogs, from Writer/Director Daniel Ferguson and Producers Taran Davies, George Duffield and Dominic Cunningham-Reid, follows six real-life canine superheroes and their human partners as they brave earthquakes and avalanches, protect endangered species such as rhinos and elephants and transform the lives of people with special needs. Audiences will discover the amazing abilities of different breeds and the astonishing science behind their superpowers. We’ll never look at our best friends the same way again! Meet the stars of Superpower Dogs here:
- ‘Halo’, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America;
- ‘Henry’, an avalanche rescue expert saving lives in the Canadian Rockies;
- ‘Reef’, a Newfoundland lifeguard in the Italian Coast Guard;
- ‘Ricochet’, a surf and therapy legend in California who heals people with special needs;
- ‘Tipper and Tony’, Bloodhound brothers leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa.
Writer/Director: Daniel Ferguson
Producers: Taran Davies, George Duffield and Dominic Cunningham-Reid