“Paddington 3 – Film Gets Official Title and Director”
Paddington 3 is no longer known as Paddington 3 because it has an official title. And with it comes the official title of director.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is now titled Paddington in Peru, implying that the marmalade-loving bear will return to his hometown. Dougal Wilson, a commercial director, will also direct his debut feature film. Wilson has directed music videos for Benny Benassi’s “Satisfaction,” Basement Jaxx’s “Take Me Back to Your House,” and Coldplay’s “Life in Technicolor II,” to mention a few. Wilson discussed his sentiments about inheriting such a coveted franchise.
“As a major fan of the first two films, I am really excited (if not a little scared) to be continuing Paddington’s journey,” he stated. “It’s a huge burden, but I’ll put everything I’ve got into it.”third film honouring so many people’s affection for this very wonderful bear.
Paddington 3: Cast
The previous two films’ director, Paul King, is currently working on Wonka, a prequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring Timothée Chalamet. King, on the other hand, will serve as an executive producer for Paddington in Peru. He also co-wrote the story alongside Simon Farnaby and Mark Burton, who both contributed to the previous Paddington films in various capacities. King also issued a statement expressing his trust in Wilson.
“After ten years of working on the Paddington films, I feel ridiculously possessive of the little bear, and I’m happy that Dougal will be there to hold his paw as he starts on his third big-screen journey,” King said. “Dougal’s work is always astounding: hilarious, gorgeous, sincere, inventive, and completely unique.” Lucy, Aunt ‘Please Look After This Bear,’ he once requested us, and I know Dougal will do so admirably.
According to the report, main photography will begin next year, a year later than the initial objective of later this year. It will be filmed in both London and Peru.
The actors and plot remain unknown. Ben Whishaw, on the other hand, will reprise his role as the titular bear.
Paddington 2 debuted in 2017 to great reviews from reviewers, earning the sequel a rare approval rating of 100 percent “Certified Fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes. It was also a box office hit, grossing over $220 million worldwide against a reported $40 million budget.
Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris, Samuel Joslin, Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, and Ben Whishaw starred in the sequel as Paddington’s voice, and Imelda Staunton as Aunt Lucy’s voice.