In spite of small screen success via multiple TV shows, Rupert is yet to make his big screen debut. Though some 35 years ago, a Beatle came close.
Despite appearing in nearly every scene of 'Christopher Robin' with Ewan McGregor, the voice of Pooh Bear says he didn't meet the Trainspotting star until the Disney film's red carpet premiere.
"There is an unbelievable disparity in the world that needs to be addressed."
After the trailer for Disney's Winnie the Pooh movie "Christopher Robin" dropped, people felt pressured to choose between Pooh and Paddington, his fellow big-screen bear. Where do you stand in this clash of the titans?
Hayley Atwell is set to co-star with Ewan McGregor in Disney’s “Christopher Robin,” sources tell Variety. “World War Z’s” Marc Forster is directing. “Christopher Robin” follows Disney’s ongoing model of taking animated classics from its archives and giving them a live-action spin, centering on Robin (McGregor), the little boy from the “Winnie the Pooh” series, who... <a href="http://variety.com/2017/film/news/hayley-atwell-ewan-mcgregor-in-disneys-christopher-robin-1202513858/" title="Read ‘Agent Carter’ Star Hayley Atwell Joins Ewan McGregor in Disney’s ‘Christopher Robin’ (EXCLUSIVE)">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
You didn’t imagine Disney were anywhere near done remaking their animated classics in live action, did you…? Yes, there’s a live action ‘Winnie the Pooh’ movie in the works at the House of Mouse, and they’ve found a director in Marc Forster – although from the sounds of things, it won’t be quite the same Pooh Bear we’re used to. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is entitled ‘Christopher Robin,’ and as that name might suggest it centres on the boy who visited the Hundred Acre Wood in AA Milne’s classic stories, later filmed by Disney.