Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank Movie


Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank movie poster

Who's Involved:

Michael Cera, Samuel L. Jackson, Rob Minkoff, Michelle Yeoh, George Takei, Guy Collins, Cathy Shim, Aasif Mandvi, Adam Nagle, Kylie Kuioka, Wang Zhonglei, Gabriel Iglesias, Reginald Hudlin, Ed Stone, Mark Koetsier, Alex Schwartz, Adrian Politowski, Richard Pryor, Nate Hopper,Mel Brooks, Norman Steinberg, Djimon Hounsou, Mel Brooks, Nate Hopper, Ben White, Peter Nagle, Alan Uger, Andrew Bergman, Wang Zhongjun

Release Date:

Friday, July 15, 2022 (Nationwide)

action, violence, rude and suggestive humor, and some language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A hard-on-his-luck hound Hank (Michael Cera) finds himself in a town full of cats who need a hero to defend them from a ruthless villain's (Ricky Gervais) evil plot to wipe their village off the map. With help from a reluctant teacher (Samuel L. Jackson) to train him, our underdog must assume the role of town samurai and team up with the villagers to save the day. The only problem… cats hate dogs!

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Who stars in Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank: Cast List

... Jimbo (voice)

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard, xXx 3: The Return of Xander Cage  

... Hank (voice)

Barbie, Molly's Game  

... Shogun (voice)

Robots, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation  

... Sumo (voice)

The King's Man, A Quiet Place Part II  

... (voice)

Minions: The Rise of Gru, Avatar: The Way of Water  

... Chuck (voice)

Ferdinand, Space Jam: A New Legacy  

... Ohga (voice)

Free Birds, Kubo and the Two Strings  

... (voice)

Crush, Million Dollar Arm  

... (voice)


... (voice)

The Sun Is Also A Star  

Who's making Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank: Crew List

A look at the Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Ed Stone last wrote Griffin and Phoenix.


Guy Collins
Rob Minkoff
Adam Nagle
Peter Nagle

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Production: What we know about Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank?

Key Facts

  1. Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies and Align and Aniventure Present In association with HB Wink Animation and GFM Animation A Flying Tigers Entertainment Production in association with Aniventure In association with Cinesite (Paramount, 6/10/2022).
  2. Paramount Animation will release the film in the US, Canada and other key territories on July 22 2022. (Paramount, 1/22/2022).
  3. ScreenDaily reports (11/5/19) there are plans to develop a spin-off video game to accompany the film.
  4. ScreenDaily reports (11/5/19) the film is currently at "first animatic stage, with delivery scheduled for summer 2021."
  5. Loosely based on 1974's Blazing Saddles.

Filming Timeline

  1. April 2022: The film was in Completed status.
  2. February 2021: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. October 2016: The film was in Production status.
  4. November 2015: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  5. February 2015: The film was in Announced status.

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank is coming out in 2022 on Friday, July 15, 2022 (Nationwide release). There are 15 other movies coming out on the same date, including The Deer King, Where The Crawdads Sing and Mrs. Harris Goes To Paris.

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