You can argue to your blue in the face about if Dog is man’s best friend but to James A Street Cat Named Bob is his ‘Purr-fect’ friend. A cat may have nine lives but it saves one, James (Luke Treadaway) and Sony Pictures (or Sony Purrtures) have sent us a brand new second UK trailer that will pull at your heartstrings.
People love a good honest true story, one that shows someone at the lowest ebbs of life and they need is a little sparkle. Possibly a friend to help them rise up and rebuild their lives. This film certainly has all those credentials , based around James Bowen‘s autobiography delivering something genuinely heartwarming. That genuine the cat in the film is the star of the whole story and 2012 best selling book, Bob the cat himself. filmed around the Convent Garden area where James used to busk.
A Street Cat Named Bob is the film adaptation of James Bowen’s much-loved, best-selling book. Starring Luke Treadaway (Unbroken, Clash of the Titans) as James Bowen, ‘A Street Cat Named Bob’ tells the moving and life-affirming true story of the unlikely friendship between a young homeless busker, James Bowen, and the stray ginger cat named Bob who changed his life.
Also starring Ruta Gedmintas (The Strain, The Incident) Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey, Filth) Anthony Head (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) and (of course) Bob.The film is directed by Roger Spottiswoode (Tomorrow Never Dies, Under Fire, Air America, Turner and Hooch).
Yes this film is directed by a one time James Bond director, but it doesn’t matter if you’ve done action, romance, comedies or dramas a film maker will always spot a good story. This film certainly looks like one of those and James and Bob are still friends united, go everywhere together.
A Street Cat Named Bob will be released by Sony Pictures on 4th November in UK.