Paws of Fury – Samuel L. Jackson accepted this role….

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Paws of Fury is an underdog story about a hound who lives in a city of cats who cannot fend for themselves. It stars Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Cera. Jackson came from playing the role of a man who got blind because of a cat to playing a cat. he had dun with this project that he proudly promotes it on the trailer.

Paramount Pictures had the budget to throw away so they also had  big names like  Michelle Yeoh, Kylie Kuioka, Mel Brooks, George Takei, Aasif Mandvi, Gabriel Iglesias, Djimon Hounsou,and Cathy Shim joining the fun. The movie is collaboratively directed by who is known for Big Hero 6/Kung-fu Panda and who directed the original Lion King.

The film have influences of Japanese culture, so it is like Kung-Fu Panda but in Japan instead of China.

Paws of  Fury Official Trailer

 

Hank (Michael Cera) is a Wimpy Dog who works as a police officer in a town of cats who cannot fend for themselves. A group of cat bandits terrorizes them, and he doesn’t have the strength to fight them. Hank embarked on a journey to find a once-great Cat Samurai (Samuel L. Jackson) who could train him so he would become a warrior to save his town from peril. Despite all his weaknesses, he undergoes the challenge of going through a training montage scene.

The two have to stop the Evil Ika Chu (Ricky Gervais), who has terrifying plans to destroy their village for his greed. Hank wants to tell the villagers about the impending danger. However, they don’t trust Hank because they are cats, and he is a dog. Can Hank save his village despite all the hurdles facing him? Is she going to become a great Samurai?

Paws of Fury is coming to theaters this coming July 15, 2022.