About the Film
Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A DOG'S PURPOSE, from director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. The family film told from the dog's perspective also stars Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Juliet Rylance, Luke Kirby, Peggy Lipton, Pooch Hall and Dennis Quaid. A Dog's Purpose is produced by Gavin Polone (Zombieland, TV's Gilmore Girls). The film from Amblin Entertainment and Walden Media will be distributed by Universal Pictures on Friday, January 27, 2017. www.adogspurposemovie.com
About BookCon @ NYCC
Storytelling and pop culture collides as BookCon @ NYCC debuts as part of New York Comic Con 2016. The world's most influential publishers will give Fans unprecedented access to their favorite Authors through a series of Panels, Autographing Sessions, Meet and Greets and more for four full days of content. Access to BookCon @ NYCC will be included with a valid NYCC Badge for that day and will be hosted a short walk from the Javits Center at Hudson Mercantile (500 West 36th Street) during NYCC – October 6-9, 2016.
About New York Comic Con
Taking place October 6-9, 2016 at the Javits Center, New York Comic Con is the East Coast's biggest and most exciting popular culture convention. The Show Floor plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies and television. The Panels and Autograph Sessions give Fans a chance to interact with their favorite Creators, while screening rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit big and small screens. New York Comic Con is the second largest pop culture convention in America and the only one that takes place in the comic book, publishing, media and licensing capital of the world—Gotham City. For more information, please visit NewYorkComicCon.com and NYCC's social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).
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