“Richard and his furry friend are big in Japan”- USA Today

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This Richard Gere dog film based on a true story, Hachi: A Dog’s Tale, makes it big in Japan as the story of one loyal dog’s undying love lives on. USA Today by Cindy Clark, 9/25/10– In this Richard Gere dog film, he stars as Professor...

September 25, 2010/2 Comments

Richard, Lasse talk about “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale”- New York Times

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Hachi: A Dog’s Tale star Richard Gere talks about his iconic role as Professor Parker Wilson in this dog film and how one dog’s monumental story impacted his life. This is no ordinary dog film. Hachiko’s true story reached from Japanese...

September 25, 2010/3 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...