Cast and characters
Jon Bass: Garrett
Ron Cephas JonesWalter
Adam Pally: Dax
Jasmine Cephas Jones – Lola
Michael CassidyDr. Mike
David Wain: Wacky
Tig Notaro: Danielle
Toks Olagundoye: Nina
Letizia Ciampa: Tara
Ilaria Stagni: Grace
Giorgio Borghetti: Dax
Fabrizio Manfredi: Jimmy
Gabriele Patriarca: Garrett
Gabriele Lopez: Greg
Ambrogio Colombo: Walter
Giulia Ciucci: Lola
Giò Giò Rapattoni: Ruth
Massimo TriggianiDr. Mike
Gabriele Vender as Wacky Wayne
Mariagrazia Cerullo: Mayor Velez
Antonella Alessandro: Danielle
Henry Of Troy: Kurt
Irene Di Valmo: Nina
Mattia Di Pasquale: Stanley
When you live in a big metropolis you can cross paths for years without ever knowing each other, this is what happens to the protagonists of Dog Days until their dogs decide to let them meet and change the destiny of their lives. Thanks to faithful four-legged friends, someone will discover what family means, someone will find a new friend, someone else a soul mate…
- The film is directed by actor Ken Marino, in his second directorial feature after the comedy How to Be a Latin Lover (2017).
- The film’s screenplay is by Elissa Matsueda (A Season to Remember) Erica Oyama (Young Rock).
- Ron Cephas Jones (Walter) and Jasmine Cephas Jones (Lola) are father and daughter in real life.
- Nina Dobrev and Tone Bell portrayed a married couple in the short-lived CBS TV series “Fam” in 2018.
- The clown who is being interviewed by Elizabeth and Jimmy invites the two to hang out with him and other clowns at Jumbo’s Clown Room. Jumbo’s Clown Room is a popular strip club in Los Angeles.
- The film marks the debut of Elizabeth Phoenix Dear.
- “Dog Days” cost 10 million dollars and grossed around 7 in the world.
- The original music of the film is by Craig Wedren & Pink Bee. Wedren is an American singer-songwriter, musician and composer, who began his career as the frontman of the post-hardcore band ‘Shudder to Think’.
- The soundtrack includes the songs: “Lonesome” by Dr. Dog“Wannabe” of Spice Girls“Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand” by Leon Bridges“In the Summertime” by Ray Dorset aka Mungo Jerry“Host Trai” by Alex Shenkman & Pink Bee, “Oh Yeah, Alright!” Of Little Black Book“I’m So Excited” by Anita Pointer, June Pointer, Ruth Pointer & Trevor Lawrence.
1. Made of Gold (feat. Jasmine Cephas Jones) (Craig Wedren & Pink Ape) 3:06
2. Walking the Dog (feat. Jasmine Cephas Jones) (Craig Wedren & Pink Ape) 3:12
3. Who Let the Dogs Out (feat. Jasmine Cephas Jones) (Craig Wedren & Pink Ape) 3:59
4. Sweet Love (feat. Jasmine Cephas Jones) (Craig Wedren & Pink Ape) 2:52
5. I’m Too Sexy (feat. Jasmine Cephas Jones) (Craig Wedren & Pink Ape) 3:11
6. You’ve Got It (The Right Stuff) (feat. Jasmine Cephas Jones) (Craig Wedren & Pink Ape) 3:18
7. When We Were Older (Craig Wedren & Pink Ape) 4:21
8. How Am I Gonna Get You Up There? (Elevator Score) (Craig Wedren & Matt Novack) 1:21
9. I Miss You / Walter Home Movies / Goodbyes (Craig Wedren & Matt Novack) 5:32
10. Mabel’s True Family / Wake Up / Happy Paws (Craig Wedren & Matt Novack) 5:14
The “Dog Days” soundtrack is available on Amazon.