According to The Hollywood Reporter, Billy Connolly is set to star in Fido for Lions Gate Films and Anagram Pictures. He joins Dylan Baker, Carrie-Anne Moss, Tim Blake Nelson and Henry Czerny in the horror comedy, which begins shooting Wednesday in Canada.

Andrew Currie is set to direct from a script he co-wrote with Robert Chomiak and Dennis Heaton. Lions Gate is co-producing and will distribute the film outside of Canada. TVA Films is handling the picture in Canada. Anagram's Blake Corbet and Mary Anne Waterhouse are producing with backing from Telefilm Canada and British Columbia Film.