Of all the Disney live-action remakes, this isn’t just the one we are most anticipating. So far, it’s really been the only one we’ve cared about. Come on, Ewan McGregor as a grown-up Christopher Robin in a story that seems equal parts Paddington and Hook? Well, today is really a treat, because we aren’t just getting a new trailer, Disney also released a new featurette from the film about the legacy of Winnie The Pooh and the rest of the inhabitants of the Hundred Acre Wood.
Along with McGregor, Christopher Robin stars Hayley Atwell, Mark Gatiss, and Bronte Carmichael and features the voices of Jim Cummings, Chris O’Dowd, Brad Garrett, and Nick Mohammed. Christopher Robin opens on August 3rd.
In the heartwarming live action adventure Disney’s “Christopher Robin,” the young boy who shared countless adventures with his band of lovable stuffed animals in the Hundred Acre Wood is now grown up and living in London but he has lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and help Christopher Robin rediscover the joys of family life, the value of friendship and to appreciate the simple pleasures in life once again.
Disney’s “Christopher Robin” is directed by Marc Forster from a screenplay by Alex Ross Perry and Allison Schroeder and a story by Perry based on characters created by A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard. The producers are Brigham Taylor and Kristin Burr with Renée Wolfe and Jeremy Johns serving as executive producers. The film stars Ewan McGregor as Christopher Robin; Hayley Atwell as his wife Evelyn; Bronte Carmichael as his daughter Madeline; and Mark Gatiss as Giles Winslow, Robin’s boss. The film also features the voices of: Jim Cummings as Winnie the Pooh and Tigger; Brad Garrett as Eeyore; Toby Jones as Owl; Nick Mohammed as Piglet; Peter Capaldi as Rabbit; and Sophie Okonedo as Kanga.