John Carney to Direct Steve Carell’s ‘Dogs of Babel’ reports that Irish director John Carney (Once) is in talks to helm the drama Dogs of Babel. Based on Carolyn Parkhurst’s bestselling novel, Babel follows a linguistics professor who becomes convinced his wife’s fatal fall from a tree was no accident. To aid his investigation into her death, he attempts to train the family dog — the only witness to the accident — to talk. Steve Carell signed on to star in the film in February.


Steve Carell was last seen in the romantic dramedy Crazy, Stupid, Love. Click below for more images of the former Office star: