The film is “Based on the true story of a father and son who repair their fractured relationship during a forced hike of the Appalachian trail to find their beloved lost dog,” and is directed by “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” director Stephen Herek.
Bear, along with songwriting partner Abigail Barlow, won a Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album for the “Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,” which tells the story of the first season of Netflix’s smash hit series “Bridgerton.”
Bear was born and raised in Rockford, and played at the White House for President George W. Bush in 2008 when she was only six.
She also composed music for the films “Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase” and “A Dog’s Journey.”
“Dog Gone” was released on Netflix on January 13th, 2023.