stubbyPatrick Doyle has signed on to score the upcoming animated feature Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero. The film is directed by Daniel St. Pierre (Everyone’s HeroLegends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return) and tells the true story of Stubby, a stray Boston bull terrier, who forged a lasting bond with the men of the 26th “Yankee” Division at the onset of America’s involvement in World War I. Mike Stokey has written the screenplay with Richard Lanni who also serves as an executive producer. No voice cast has been announced yet. Doyle’s previous animation scoring credits include Pixar’s Brave, Quest for Camelot and IgorSgt. Stubby: An American Hero is set to be released in early 2018. Visit the official movie website for updates on the production.

As previously reported, Doyle also has the comedy Whisky Galore starting Eddie Izzard coming up.