Willem Dafoe to star in Disney's 'Togo'

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New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Willem Dafoe will play the lead role in Disney's upcoming live-action movie 'Togo'. The movie is about two of the key figures in the 1925 Nome Serum Run i.e sled driver Leonhard Seppala and sled dog Togo. Nome, a city of USA's Alaska was a famous destination of the serum run. The city was suffering from harsh conditions of the epidemic when these dog sleds were key supporters in transporting diphtheria serum nearly over 700 miles.The theme of the movie will showcase the uncertain friendship between the two leads. Ericson Core will direct the movie while Kim Zubick will serve as the producer of Tom Flynn's script. Dafoe has received his third Academy Award nomination for best-supporting actor this year for 'The Florida Project'. The flick is slated to hit theatres in late 2019.

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