Hounddog is a 2007 American coming-of-age drama film written, directed & produced by Deborah Kampmeier, which premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2007 and given a limited theatrical release on September 19, 2008 by Empire Film Group & Hannover House.
Set in the American South in 1956, Lewellen (Dakota Fanning), a precocious, troubled young girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.
- Dakota Fanning as Lewellen
- Isabelle Fuhrman as Wanda "Grasshopper"
- Piper Laurie as Grannie
- Jill Scott as Big Mama Thornton
- David Morse as Lou
- Robin Wright Penn as Ellen
- Christoph Sanders as Wooden's Boy
- Cody Hanford as Buddy
- Afemo Omilami as Charles
- Ryan Pelton as Elvis Presley
- Sean A. Wallace as Boy