After much anticipation, the long-awaited movie threequel of the beloved Paddington series is finally coming to fruition. The upcoming film, titled “Paddington In Peru,” has confirmed an impressive cast, including Olivia Colman, Antonio Banderas, Rachel Zegler, and Emily Mortimer. They will join the returning favorites Ben Whishaw and Hugh Bonneville, bringing their talent to the delightful world of Paddington Bear.
A Stellar Cast: The addition of Olivia Colman, Antonio Banderas, Rachel Zegler, and Emily Mortimer adds a new level of excitement to the highly anticipated movie. Colman will portray The Reverend Mother, a blithe and sunny guitar-playing nun who runs the Home for Retired Bears. Banderas will take on the role of Hunter Cabot, a dashing and intrepid riverboat captain who offers assistance to the Brown family during their Peruvian adventure. Zegler will play Gina Cabot, Hunter Cabot’s daughter. Mortimer joins the cast as Mrs. Brown, taking over the role from Sally Hawkins, who portrayed the character in the previous Paddington films.
The Story Unveiled: “Paddington In Peru” continues the heartwarming story of Paddington Bear as he embarks on a new adventure. This time, Paddington returns to Peru to visit his beloved Aunt Lucy, who now resides at the Home for Retired Bears. Accompanied by the Brown family, the journey takes an unexpected turn when they become entangled in a thrilling mystery that leads them through the Amazon rainforest and up to the mountain peaks of Peru.
Production Details: The film will be shot in the UK, Peru, and Colombia, with principal photography scheduled to begin on July 24. Dougal Wilson will take the director’s chair, working from a story by Paul King, Simon Farnaby, and Mark Burton, who collaborated on the first two Paddington films. The screenplay is penned by Mark Burton, Jon Foster, and James Lamont. David Heyman and Rosie Alison will produce, with Rob Silva as co-producer. The previous two films in the franchise were box office successes, grossing over $500 million combined and receiving BAFTA nominations.
International Release and Support: Studiocanal is fully backing “Paddington In Peru” and will release the movie in the UK, France, Germany, Benelux, Australia/New Zealand, and Poland. Sony Pictures holds distribution rights for the rest of the world, excluding Russia, China, and Japan.
Farewell and New Beginnings: With Emily Mortimer taking on the role of Mrs. Brown, Sally Hawkins gracefully steps aside, expressing her admiration for Mortimer’s talent and her love for the Paddington universe. Hawkins shared her fondness for the experience of working on the first two films and expressed her gratitude to the cast and crew, whom she considers her on and off-screen family.
Excitement and Enthusiasm: Director Dougal Wilson expressed his delight at working with such an exceptional cast for the next chapter in Paddington’s adventures. The addition of Olivia Colman, Antonio Banderas, Rachel Zegler, and Emily Mortimer to the returning actors brings unparalleled excitement to the project and promises an unforgettable cinematic experience.
: “Paddington In Peru” is set to capture the hearts of audiences once again with its enchanting story and an all-star cast. Fans of the lovable bear can look forward to a thrilling and heartwarming journey through the Amazon rainforest and the beautiful landscapes of Peru. With production set to commence, anticipation for this third installment is at.