WHO’S IN IT?

Ben Whishaw (Skyfall), Hugh Bonneville (Breathe), Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine), Julie Walters (Billy Elliott), Jim Broadbent (Hot Fuzz), Peter Capaldi (In The Loop), Brendan Gleeson (Calvary), Hugh Grant (Florence Foster Jenkins), Madeleine Harris (Paddington), Samuel Joslin (The Impossible), Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake), Richard Ayoade (The Watch), Ben Miller (Johnny English), Joanna Lumley (Ella Enchanted), Eileen Atkins (Gosford Park), Sanjeev Bhaskar (Anita and Me), Tom Conti (Miracles), Meera Syal (Absolutely Anything)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Paul King (Bunny and the Bull), director, writer; Simon Farnaby (Mindhorn), writer; David Heyman (Gravity), producer; Dario Marianelli (Kubo and the Two Strings), composer; Erik Wilson (Now Is Good), cinematographer; Jonathan Amos (Attack the Block) and Mark Everson (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Paddington (Whishaw) is a bear that is comfortably living with the caring Brown family at their home in Windsor Gardens in London. As he searches for a gift for his Aunt Lucy’s (Staunton) hundredth birthday, he finds a unique pop-up book that seems perfect, but when the book is stolen it’s up to Paddington and his adopted family to unmask the thief…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The sequel to the lovable family smash hit sees the late Michael Bond’s marmalade-loving bear on a brand-new adventure that promises to deliver as much laughter and heart as its predecessor.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2017