Will Arnett and Ludacris lead the upcoming comedy buddy-cop movie Show Dogs, about the crime-solving team-up of a human police detective and his talking, canine partner.
Arnett plays the human detective Frank, with Ludacris playing the voice of Max, Frank’s macho Rottweiler police dog partner.
When a baby panda is stolen, Max must go undercover at a prestigious dog show to find the kidnappers, and solve a crime involving an animal smuggling ring.
The film looks like it will be a fun feature for families and kids, as the humour showcased in the trailer certainly looks designed to appeal to a younger audience.
The film is directed by Raja Gosnell, the director of other family-friendly kids comedies like Scooby-Doo (2002), Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008) and The Smurfs/Smurfs 2 (2011-13), so if you’ve seen any of those films, you’ll know what to expect from this one.
Show Dogs features the acting talents of Will Arnett, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Natasha Lyonne, Jordin Sparks, Gabriel Iglesias, Shaquille O’Neal, Alan Cumming, and Stanley Tucci.
It’s due for release on 6 April 2018 in the USA, so expect it in Australia around that period.
Check out the official trailer and poster for Show Dogs below.