Winnie the Pooh Gets a Live-Action Makeover in Disney Film

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Pooh use a balloon to find honey. (Disney)

First Paddington, and now Pooh.

Disney is adapting English writer A.A. Milne’s tales of the honey loving Winnie the Pooh into a live-action film with Pooh reuniting with his best friend Christopher Robin, who is now grown, reports Deadline.

The film is still in the early stages, but Disney has confirmed filmmaker Alex Ross Perry (Listen Up Philip) is set to write the screenplay.

Let’s get to know Perry’s work a little better with the trailer for his film Listen Up Philip, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival :

This isn’t the first time we see Pooh on the big screen with his film debut going back to 1966 in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree. While this isn’t the loveable bear’s first time to the rodeo, live-action will be a new trick.

Let’s take a walk down memory lane to visit with Pooh and friends:

Do you have the Winnie the Pooh song in your head now?

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