Morton, Dinklage, O’Toole to star in ‘Lassie’

Samantha Morton, Peter Dinklage and Peter O’Toole are set to star in Charles Sturridge’s “Lassie,” which begins shooting May 23 in Ireland. Set in Britain shortly before WWII, the story follows a trusty pooch sold by her poverty-stricken owners to a duke who lives 500 miles away, and is based on Eric Knight’s 1938 novel “Lassie Come Home.”

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