paddington 2 trailer

In a week that has felt like an endless surge of bad news and gloom, the Paddington 2 trailer feels like a ray of light in a dark tunnel.

The sequel to the utterly charming 2014 film, Paddington 2 follows the marmalade-loving talking bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) as he sets off on a mission to buy an antique pop-up book for his aunt’s 100th birthday. However, he is soon threatened by a disgruntled actor (Hugh Grant), who uses his skills as a master of disguise to frame Paddington for a crime he didn’t commit. Don’t worry, while this sounds dire, the Paddington 2 trailer is still chock full of joy and charm.

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paddington 2 trailer

Mysterious things are happening all over London, but Paddington is busy getting involved in his own shenanigans in the eye-popping and adorable trailer for Paddington 2.

The sequel to the 2014 fantasy-comedy Paddington, Paddington 2 takes the rollicking adventures of the marmalade-loving bear voiced by Ben Whishaw to new heights, as he must face a dastardly new villain played by Hugh Grant.

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John Wick Chapter 2

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Keanu Reeves shows off his John Wick: Chapter 2 weapon skills.
  • Tom Cruise teases an insane stunt for Mission: Impossible 6.
  • Pitch Perfect 3 brings back Anna Camp.
  • Paddington 2 recruits Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson into the cast.
  • John Boyega is set to begin filming Pacific Rim 2 soon.
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda teases Mary Poppins Returns.
  • George Takei critiques the new Star Trek movies.
  • And more!

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Paddington 2

Co-writer/director Paul King (The Mighty Boosh) is returning for the Paddington sequel. Producer David Heyman (GravityHarry Potter) and financier-distributor StudioCanal were intent on bringing King back for a follow-up film, after the marvelous work he did with the first Paddington. The adaptation was a hit with critics and foreign audiences, and King deserves plenty of credit for successfully bringing Michael Bond’s lovable talking bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) to the big screen. Filmgoers want more of Paddington the Bear, and so does StudioCanal. They have some big plans for the bear, including a Paddington 3.

Below, find out the other ideas StudioCanal has for Michael Bond’s creation.

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space jam 2

In today’s edition of Sequel Bits:

  • The director of Space Jam doesn’t think a sequel should happen.
  • Paddington 2 is officially on the way.
  • Lionsgate is already talking about Now You See Me 3.
  • Vin Diesel is facing a lawsuit over XXX: The Return of Xander Cage.
  • Trainspotting 2 has begun filming.
  • The trailer for Kill Zone 2 arrives.
  • Kristen Stewart trash talks The Huntsman: Winter’s War.

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Paddington 2 is happening

Paddington is one of the year’s nicest surprises. Adapted from Michael Bond’s books, the film is sweet, magical, and just all around pleasant. It was written and filmed by The Mighty Boosh director Paul King, so it’s really not that shocking how delightful the movie is. Audiences embraced Paddington earlier this year, and luckily for us, a Paddington 2 is happening.

Read more about the sequel after the jump.

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The Goonies

It’s time for another edition of Sequel Bits, this time with casting updates, an interview and updates on developing sequels. After the jump, here’s what we’ve got for you to check out:

  • Nathan Lee Graham is coming back for Zoolander 2
  • Sean Astin gives an update on Goonies 2
  • Regina Hall & Nicki Minaj join the cast of Barbershop 3
  • Paul Feig talks a bit more about his Ghostbusters reboot
  • Ben Whishaw hints at a sequel to Paddington

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