The dog pack is getting bigger. Former “Friends” star Lisa Kudrow has joined Emma Roberts and Don Cheadle in DreamWorks’ live-action canine caper “Hotel for Dogs.”
Based on Lois Duncan’s 1971 children’s book, “Dogs” revolves around two orphaned teenagers who secretly house nine stray canines in an abandoned hotel. Kudrow will play a foster parent to two siblings, one of whom is Roberts’ character.
Also joining the cast is Johnny Simmons (“Evan Almighty”) as the love interest of Roberts’ character.l Shooting is set to begin early next month with Thor Freudenthal directing.
Kudrow’s upcoming feature projects include the comedy drama “P.S., I Love You” and “Kabluey.” She also will star in and produce the black comedy “Intense Girl Scouts” for Sony.