Ed Driscoll

THE DOG DAYS OF THE

THE DOG DAYS OF THE STOCK MARKET: Frank the Pug from the Men in Black movies will be ringing the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow.

No, you didn’t misread that. Here’s what the Internet Movie Database has to say:

Perhaps unintentionally calling undue attention to the dog days of the stock market, Frank the Pug from Men in Black II will help ring the closing bell of the NYSE on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. as part of a publicity campaign celebrating the release of MiBII on DVD and video cassette, Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment announced Tuesday. The canine star is expected to be accompanied by the film’s director, Barry Sonnenfeld, and NYSE President Benjamin Feingold.

No word on if he’ll be protected by agents K, J and Z.