Seeing the success of Beauty and the Beast at the box office, Disney studio began to actively develop other projects based on the famous cartoons of House of Mouse . One of them is a full-length feature film based on the tale of Winnie the Pooh , and the major has already found an actor who is ready to make friends with a passionate honey lover.|
According to The Hollywood Reporter , Ewan McGregor is in talks to play the title character in Christopher Robin .The project will take place at a time when Christopher Robin has already matured, became a successful businessman who devotes all his time to work, and forgot about the inhabitants of the enchanted forest. However, everything returns to normal when Pooh appears on the threshold of his house asking for help.
The original script was written by Alex Ross Perry (Listen, Philip). He was supposed to lead the filming of the film, but last fall, the bosses of Disney invited Mark Forster ("World War Z") to take the director's chair of the project. The text was revised by Oscar winner Tom McCarthy (Spotlight), but the source says Allison Schroeder (Hidden Figures) will now continue his work.
It is noteworthy that McGregor also contributed to the success of Beauty and the Beast , where he played the role of Lumiere . Now the actor can be seen in the third season of "Fargo", and his list of plans for the future is the melodrama Zoe with Lea Seydoux.
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