EXCLUSIVE: Amanda Seyfried is set to co-star as Milo Ventimiglia’s wife Eve in Fox 2000’s film adaptation of The Art of Racing In The Rain, directed by Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn, Woman in Gold, Goodbye Christopher Robin).
Based on Garth Stein’s 2008 bestselling novel which is about Enzo, a family dog who evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner Denny Swift (Ventimiglia), a professional race-car driver.
Martin Donovan has also been tapped to play Maxwell, Eve’s father.
Neal Moritz, Patrick Dempsey, and Tania Landau are producing the project.
Seyfried will next be seen in A24’s First Reformed with Ethan Hawke, which will be released in June, and is reprising her role as Sophie in Universal’s Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again sequel pic, out July 20.
She’s repped by Innovative and Frankfurt Kurnit Klein and Selz.