Paddington Full Cast Announced

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Paddington Full Cast Announced

Producer David Heyman and StudioCanal have announced that principal photography has started for family adventure Paddington and have unveiled the cast for the film, based on the beloved fictional character from children’s literature created by Michael Bond in 1958. In addition, Bob and Harvey Weinstein have acquired North American rights and will release the film under new moniker TWC-Dimension.

Produced by David Heyman (producer of all eight of the "Harry Potter" films, Gravity ...


Paddington

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Based on the beloved fictional character from children’s literature created by Michael Bond in 1958. The story follows the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British who travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined - until he meets the kindly Brown family who read the label around his neck ('Please look after this bear. Thank you.') and o ...


Hugh Bonneville To Role "Paddington Bear"

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Hugh Bonneville To Role "Paddington Bear"

Hugh Bonneville ("Downton Abbey") is in negotiations for the lead human role in Paul King's live-action/CGI hybrid "Paddington Bear" feature at StudioCanal. Shooting aims to begin this Fall.

Bonneville will play Henry Brown, the uptight patriarch of an English family who find the talking title bear at London's Paddington Station. They take him in and try to protect him from the evil director of the Museum of National History, who moonlights as a taxidermist.

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Disney Hasn't Closed "Miss Marple" Yet

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Disney Hasn't Closed

Many are still reeling from reports of Jennifer Garner playing a much younger Miss Marple in an upcoming Disney-produced contemporary version of Agatha Christie's elderly sleuth.

Now, Deadline reports that Chorion, the rights holders to Christie's books, have said the deal with Disney hasn’t closed yet.

Agatha Christie’s biographer Laura Thom ...


Disney Closed With "Miss Marple"

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Disney Closed With

There's updating, and then there's taking the piss.

Disney Pictures has closed months of negotiations to capture the film rights to Agatha Christie’s detective Miss Marple says The Hollywood Reporter.

In surprising news though, the studio is making drastic changes in their approach to the character of Jane Marple. Gone is the elderly spinster who resides in the quaint pre-WW2 ...