Underdog (film) After an accident in the mysterious lab of maniacal scientist Dr. Simon Barsinister, an ordinary beagle, Shoeshine, unexpectedly finds himself with unimaginable powers and the ability to speak. Armed with a fetching superhero costume, Underdog vows to protect the beleaguered citizens of Capitol City and, in particular, one beautiful spaniel named Polly Purebred. When a sinister plot by Barsinister and his overgrown henchman Cad threatens to destroy Capitol City only Underdog can save the day. From Walt Disney Pictures in association with Spyglass Entertainment. Released on August 3, 2007. Directed by Frederik Du Chau. Stars James Belushi (Dan), Alex Neuberger (Jack), Peter Dinklage (Dr. Simon Barsinister), Patrick Warburton (Cad), Jason Lee (voice of Underdog), Amy Adams (voice of Polly Purebred), Brad Garrett (voice of Riff Raff). Shoeshine/Underdog is played by Leo, a lemon beagle, Polly by Ginger, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel, and Riff Raff by Bronco, a rottweiler. 82 min. Filmed in Super 35. Based on the 1960, 121-episode, animated television series created by W. Watts Biggers. Providence, Rhode Island, portrayed the movie’s Capitol City.