Antonio Banderas, Olivia Colman, Rachel Zegler, Emily Mortimer in Talks to Star in ‘Paddington in Peru’ (EXCLUSIVE) |

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Olivia Colman, Antonio Banderas, Rachel Zegler and Emily Mortimer are successful talks to subordinate nan formed of “Paddington in Peru,” nan third opus of nan beloved bear’s adventures.

Set to commencement filming connected July, nan 3rd installment movie will besides prima Hugh Bonneville, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Madeleine Harris and Samuel Joslin. Ben Whishaw and Imelda Staunton will besides beryllium backmost arsenic nan voices of Paddington and Aunt Lucy, respectively. Filming locations will see nan UK, Peru and Colombia.

The movie will people nan characteristic movie directorial debut of Dougal Wilson, and reteams Studiocanal with Heyday Films pursuing their collaboration connected nan first 2 films of nan Paddington franchise. Studiocanal is afloat financing. The movie will beryllium changeable connected location successful London and Peru.

This 3rd installment will spot Mortimer taking complete from Sally Hawkins arsenic Mrs. Brown. Hawkins, who starred successful in “Paddington” and “Paddington 2” said “For maine it has felt nan correct clip to manus nan reins complete to another, and 1 can’t get overmuch amended than nan genuinely awesome Emily Mortimer, she is extraordinarily special. She will embody nan principle of Mary Brown and yet make it utterly her own.  However, I am, and will ever beryllium successful emotion pinch Paddington’s world. I already greatly miss my connected and off-screen family – nan acquisition of making nan first 2 films has genuinely been immoderate of nan champion and astir imaginative times I person had successful nan world of film. They some gave maine truthful overmuch joy. I will everlastingly clasp them truthful very adjacent to my bosom indeed.”

The franchise’s monolithic effect connected celebrated civilization was displayed during Queen Elizabeth II’s platinum jubilee successful June 2022, erstwhile Paddington was seen having beverage pinch nan precocious Queen astatine nan Windsor Castle arsenic portion of a sketch commemorating the 70th day of her ascension to nan throne.

Wilson antecedently directed commercials for brands including Apple, Ikea and nan BBC, arsenic good arsenic U.K. section shop John Lewis’s yearly Christmas commercial. He was besides nominated by nan DGA for Outstanding Directorial Achievement successful Commercials successful 2020, among different laurels.