Foolishly, Chris Evans thought he could film a scene for Gifted in an animal shelter and not leave with a dog. Luckily for himself and Dodger, that was a lie.
The Avengers star adopted Dodger that day. Evans describes walking up and down the aisles of the pound when he first saw Dodger. He says he “saw this one dude and he didn’t belong there. I snagged him and he’s such a good dog. They aged him at about one, he acts like a puppy, he’s got the energy of a puppy, he’s just such a sweetheart, he’s such a good boy. He loves dogs, he loves kids, he’s full of love.”
So are we, for Evans and Dodger after that quote.
According to Evans, Dodger’s favorite toy is a stuffed lion that sings songs from the Lion King. Dodger likes to sing along, howling in time to the music. Chris Evans posts videos of him serenading on his Twitter account and they’re pure gold.
That’s Jenny Slate‘s unmistakable giggle you can hear in the background. Allegedly, the couple is back together.
Speaking of the Lion King, the 2019 rendition of the film has a stacked voice-acting cast. It includes huge names like Donald Glover, Beyoncé, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, John Oliver, John Kani, Alfre Woodard, Eric Andre, Florence Kasumba, Keegan-Michael Key, J.D. McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph.