Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald and newcomer Will Tilston co-star in true-life drama about the creator of Winnie the Pooh.
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... Read more »
Disney also brings on 'Hidden Figures' writer Allison Schroeder to work on script for offshoot of 'Winnie the Pooh' with Ewan McGregor in title role
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.