Get out your marmalade and rain gear; Paddington Bear is coming back to the big screen. Peter Capaldi will be reprising his role as Mr. Curry. Paddington 2, is scheduled to be released in theaters 2, November 2017.
Paddington is still living with the Brown Family. Mr. and Mrs. Brown will again be played by Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) and Sally Hawkins (Maudie, Layer Cake). Judy and Jonathan Brown will again be played by Madeline Harris and Samuel Joslin. Mrs. Bird will again be played by Julie Walters. Peter Capaldi took time out of his busy Doctor Who schedule to again play neighbourhood busybody, Mr. Curry. There are also some new faces in the form of Hugh Grant and Brendon Gleeson
Paddington has become quite the popular member of his Windsor Gardens neighbourhood. He still keeps in touch with his Aunt Lucy who is living in the Home for Retired Bears in Darkest Peru.
As Aunt Lucy approaches her 100th birthday, Paddington wants to get her a special present. He takes a liking to a pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s shop and takes on doing odd jobs around the neighbourhood to raise the money for it. The book is stolen and Paddington and family go on a series of wacky adventures to find the thief and retrieve the book.
Paddington (2014) was highly successful movie worldwide. Paddington is a lovable, albeit accident-prone bear who leaves darkest Peru and heads for London to find Montgomery Clyde, an explorer who promised his family that they would always be welcome if they ever decided to visit.
Paddington 2 is sure to be a fun family-friendly movie when it appears on UK cinemas 10th November. US fans will have to wait a few more months until Jan 2018.