McKinley Belcher II set for role in ‘ The Art of Racing Rain’

nm4163356.jpg‘Actor McKinley Belcher III, who is perhaps best known for his role as Samuel Diggs in the PBS series Mercy Street, is set to play lawyer Mark Finn in Fox 2000’s The Art Of Racing In The Rain, based on Garth Stein’s best-selling book. Simon Curtis is at the helm with Milo Ventimiglia starring along with Amanda Seyfried, Gary Cole, Kathy Baker, Ryan Keira Armstrong, Martin Donovan, and Kevin Costner, who will voice the dog, Enzo. The story follows an aspiring race car driver Denny (Ventimiglia) and the loves of his life – his wife, Eve, their young daughter Zoe, and ultimately, his true best friend, Enzo. Mark Bomback penned the screenplay which Neal H. Moritz, Patrick Dempsey, and Tania Landau are producing with Donald J. Lee and Joannie Burstein serving as executive producers. Belcher’s credits include Netflix’s Ozark, the HBO miniseries Show Me A Hero, and in the Robert Mapplethorpe biopic, Mapplethorpe, which just had its premiere at Tribeca. He’s repped by Gersh.’

Via Deadline

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