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‘Red Dog’ prequel, ‘Blue Dog’, in the works

Screen Australia has set aside funding for Blue Dog, a prequel to 2011’s hugely successful hit Red Dog. Director Kriv Stenders and writer Daniel Taplitz will return for this prequel. Sadly, don’t expect Koko, the dog who played the title character last time around, to pop up on screen. He passed away in 2012. Producers […]

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Red Dog musical heads to the stage

Producer Nelson Woss is keen to expand the success of local hit Red Dog from the screen to the stage. Speaking with Perth Now, Woss revealed his plans to produce a musical based on the tale of the legendary canine who brought companionship to the miners of the Pilbara region. Woss believes the stage show could premiere […]

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The Artist’s Uggie and Red Dog’s Koko win big at Golden Collar Awards

Continuing The Artist‘s domination of the 2012 awards’ circuit, star Uggie was named Best Dog in a Theatrical Film for his stirring performance in the black-and-white silent film at the 1st Annual Golden Collar Awards. The Jack Russell Terrier beat out Beginners‘ Cosmo, 50/50‘s Denver and Young Adult‘s Hummer. Uggie was also nominated in the same category for his gender-bending […]

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