Romeo the Hero Dog is a 2012 3D animated comedy-drama adventure film directed by Tom McGrath and Eric Dannell, produced by Peter Sohn and music by Hans Zimmer, John Powell and James Newton Howard.
The film features the voices of Justin Long, Elizabeth Banks, Kiefer Sutherland, Dustin Hoffman, Christina Ricci, Danny Glover, Catherine Tate and Liam Neeson with other voices of Laurence Fishburne, Richard E. Grant, Geoffrey Rush, David Wenham, Rupert Everett, Anthony LaPaglia, Steve Coogan, Bryan Adams, Joe Pantoliano, George Lopez, David Koechner, Anika Noni Rose, Miriam Margoyles, Elliott Gould, Bruce Greenwood, Robert De Niro, Yvette Nicole Brown, Will Arnett, Toni Collette, Jennifer Saunders, Ben Kingsley, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Eric Bana, Bruce Spence, Emma Roberts, John Leguizamo, Sean Bean, Ben Vereen, Hugo Weaving, Loretta Devine, Alison Brie and Tim Roth.
It was distributed by Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros Pictures in some countries while Millennium Entertianment in the US, Indigenous Film Distribution in South Africa and Eone Entertainment in the UK.
The film takes 4 days to make the special movie while other animal film have been announced to make them talk instead of not talking.
On January 14, 2010, Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros Pictures started their animation deal, the first is The Curse of Benjamin Button and Watchmen. In April 2010, the story of the film is a lot more than Shrek and Finding Nemo.
In March 2010, the directors hired screenwriters, storytellers, writers and filmmakers who shared the same passion for storytelling. The film was with features animals like, dogs, lions, birds and wolves will be animated by Australian studio Animal Logic.