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5 Things You May Not Know About Paddington Bear

Now that Paddington the movie is finally hiting U.S. theaters, it seems a perfect moment to try and fill in some of the crucial details about the film’s hero for anyone who doesn’t quite understand what is going on, or why anyone should care enough to give the movie a go (apart from the fact […]

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Phew! Ben Whishaw Takes Over from Colin Firth as Paddington Bear

It’s OK to admit you were worried about who would play the voice of Paddington, in the movie Paddington, since Colin Firth reluctantly walked away, sadly noting that “it’s been bittersweet to see this delightful creature take shape and come to the sad realization that he simply doesn’t have my voice.” But his loss could […]

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Colin Firth: “Paddington Simply Doesn’t Have My Voice”

When the first teaser trailer for the forthcoming Paddington movie came out, and we got a first glimpse of the bear and the hat and the duffle coat, it seemed perfectly reasonable not to have heard him speak. When the proper trailer was released last week, we heard from Hugh Bonneville as Mr Brown, but […]

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WATCH: The ‘Paddington’ Trailer is Finally Here

I don’t know where anyone gets off saying Friday 13 is unlucky, cos there’s been a bumper crop of movie news today that should keep anyone counting their lucky stars for a month at least. So, having dispensed with Tom Hiddleston and Tom Hardy, here’s the trailer to the Paddington movie, the one we’ve all […]

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WATCH: First Teaser Trailer For ‘Paddington’

As we have possibly mentioned before, the British children’s classic Paddington Bear is being made into a movie, with the lead role—a very English sort of Peruvian immigrant with a knack for causing trouble—being voiced by Colin Firth, and his adoptive parents Mr and Mrs Brown being played by Hugh Bonneville and Sally Hawkins. Any […]

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Classic British TV Children’s Characters Get Their Own Stamps

Last year it was Doctor Who, this year the Royal Mail has chosen to honor twelve classic British stars of children’s TV on a set of stamps. It’s a mixture designed to create the same hot flush of nostalgia in children of all ages, whether thrilling to the adventures of Mr Benn,  watching Windy Miller wander […]

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Colin Firth And Hugh Bonneville To Star In ‘Paddington Bear’ Movie

It’s hard to be sure that this news, which is impossibly exciting for British people of a certain age and mental attitude, will have quite the same resonance all the way over there, but here goes, from the beginning: Paddington Bear is a hugely popular children’s character, created by Michael Bond. His personal mythology goes […]

Is Paddington Bear The UK’s Best Animated Character?

Paddington Bear has been voted the best British animated character of all time, at the 9th British Animation Awards, which took place in London this week. The innovative cartoon, based on the books by former BBC Cameraman Michael Bond and voiced beautifully by Sir Michael Hordern, beat such worthy competitors as Wallace and Gromit, Danger […]