Molly Shannon Leashing Good Boy Role for MGM/Henson The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the former SNL star (Osmosis Jones) is in negotiations to star in the MGM/ Jim Henson Pictures family comedy Good Boy. Production begins August 26 in Vancouver. The project--a mix of live-action and CGI animation--will be directed by John Hoffman, who also penned the screenplay from original material by Zeke Richardson. The story follows the adventures of an alien dog coming to Earth to investigate reports that fellow canines have abandoned their plan to take over the planet. While on Earth, he becomes the pet and later, the good friend of a young boy.