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Harrison Ford set to star in 'The Call of the Wild'

'Harrison Ford' is reportedly eyeing the chance to hunt for gold in a new film adaptation of the classic novel 'The Call of the Wild'. The 'Blade Runner 2049' actor is in talks to star as prospector John Thornton, one of the main characters in Jack London's literary adventure, which was first published in 1903. The story, which focuses on a sled dog named Buck, is set in Yukon, Canada during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush.

Tags: Indiana Jones Actor Harrison Ford Hollywood star John Thornton Filmmaker Chris Sanders Computer-generated imagery The Call of the Wild Jack London

Chris Sanders is set to direct the movie, and Michael Green will write the script, that will be based on the famous book by Jack London.

Sanders has worked before as a director on popular animated films such as Lilo & Stitch (2002), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), and The Croods (2013). He was nominated for the Academy Award for all of these movies.

And Michael Green is screenwriter responsible for many popular TV shows such as Smallville, Everwood and Kings. He has also worked on a well known blockbuster titles: Logan (2017), Blade Runner 2049 (2017) and Murder on the Orient Express (2017).

Harrison Ford is currently the only actor attached to the Call of the Wild project, that is set to premiere on December 25, 2019.

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