What’s been happening with Forrest?

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An Akita dog actor who took part in telling Hachiko’s impactful story in Hachi: A Dog’s Tale worked very hard. Let’s get an update from Forrest, one of the three dog stars who played Hachi. Many fans ask about how Forrest, a Hachi Akita...

September 14, 2015/13 Comments

Richard Gere meets Chico, Layla, and Forrest, the three Akita dogs who played Hachi

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Richard recalls the moment the trainers introduced him to the dogs. About four weeks before shooting the trainer said, ’It’s time for you to meet the dogs’. It was a decisive moment, because if we didn’t get along, we had to find three other adult dogs...