StudioCanal has confirmed that they’re at the moment growing Paddington 3. The primary two installments had been worldwide field workplace successes, so the third film is not an excessive amount of of a shock. With that being stated, it has been fairly some time since we have heard any official information about one of many world’s favourite bears. Franchise star Hugh Bonneville lately stated there was “forward momentum” on the sequel, and that it was “somewhere on the horizon,” however he did not have another details about it.
Selection was the primary to announce the Paddington 3 information. “We can confirm StudioCanal is working very hard on film 3 with the utmost craft and care – as with film 1 and 2,” stated the studio in an announcement to the outlet earlier at this time. No story particulars have been revealed, nevertheless it has been confirmed that Paul King, who directed the primary two installments, is not going to be behind the digicam this time round.
Paul King will nonetheless function a producer on Paddington 3 and calls engaged on the earlier two motion pictures “one of the great treats of my life.” He went on so as to add, “At some point, you just have to stop. It might be time for somebody else to do a twist on it… I’m trying not to do a third bear movie, which is a huge, huge mistake.” As a substitute of Paddington 3, King is at the moment engaged on Wonka, which can function an origin story. The film relies on a screenplay by Steven Wealthy.
The primary two Paddington motion pictures star Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Madeleine Harris, Samuel Joslin, Julie Walters, Peter Capaldi, Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton, and Michael Gambon. Ben Whishaw supplied the voice for the beloved CGI bear and he advised EW in 2018 that he was into returning for Paddington 3, although he had reservations about not having Paul King behind the digicam. Whishaw stated he “can’t imagine what it would be like” to make a Paddington mission with out the director. “I absolutely love doing Paddington,” he stated on the time. “It takes a lot of time, and each time I’ve done it, it’s taken the better part of a year. But… I would love to do another one.”
Whereas Paddington 3 has been formally introduced, it is going to doubtless be some time earlier than we’re all in a position to see it. StudioCanal didn’t reveal how far alongside they’re within the growth course of, which doubtless implies that it is nonetheless within the pre-production part. Hopefully we’ll have a director announcement, adopted by a forged reveal by the tip of the yr. Till then, followers will simply need to be joyful in figuring out that the long-awaited third installment is formally occurring. Selection was the primary to announce the Paddington 3 growth information.