Steve Carell has signed on to star in Mandate Pictures’ DOGS OF BABEL. Based on the novel written by Carolyn Parkhurst, the story follows Paul Iverson, a linguistics professor, who returns home one day to find his wife dead in their backyard. Police rule her death an accident, but Paul is not quite sure. The only witness to her death is their dog Lorelei. In Paul’s grief-stricken search for answers, he endeavors to teach Lorelei to talk in the hopes that he can uncover what happened the day his wife died.
Heydayfilms and Sekretagent Productions will produce with Carell’s Carousel Productions. Mandate Pictures’s Nathan Kahane executive producing.