StudioCanal have released the first trailer and a new poster for the live action adaptation of the beloved children’s character Paddington.
The film sees the titular bear lost at Paddington station, adopted by a young child, and setting out on an adventure to find the explorer that brought him from Peru to London.
Paddington himself is animated with Colin Firth providing vocals, but the rest of the cast are real with Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, and Nicole Kidman featuring.
Paddington is released in Irish and UK cinemas on November 28th.
Paddington has grown up deep in the Peruvian jungle with his Aunt Lucy who, inspired by a chance encounter with an English explorer, has raised her nephew to dream of an exciting life in London. When an earthquake destroys their home, Aunt Lucy decides to smuggle her young nephew on board a boat bound for England, in search of a better life. Arriving alone at Paddington Station, Paddington soon finds that city life is not all he had imagined – until he meets the kindly Brown family, who find him with a label tied around his neck which reads ‘Please look after this bear. Thank you.’ They offer him a temporary home whilst he searches for the explorer who impressed Aunt Lucy all those years before.But when Paddington catches the eye of a sinister, seductive taxidermist, it isn’t long before his home – and very existence – is under threat …