WHO’S IN IT?
Ben Whishaw (Skyfall), Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine), Julie Walters (Harry Potter), Jim Broadbent (Hot Fuzz), Peter Capaldi (In The Loop), Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge), Michael Gambon (Quartet), Imelda Staunton (Pride), Matt Lucas (Alice in Wonderland), Samuel Joslin (The Impossible), Madeleine Harris (Man Down)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Paul King (Bunny and the Bull), director, writer; David Heyman (Gravity), producer; Nick Urata (Crazy, Stupid, Love), composer; Erik Wilson (Now Is Good), cinematographer; Mark Everson (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
A young bear (Whishaw) travels from “Darkest Peru” to the city of London in search of a new home. Finding himself lost at Paddington Station, he comes across the kindly Brown family who name him after where they found him and take him in as a temporary house guest…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Michael Bond’s iconic creation finally gets a feature film to call his own, and fans of the original stories as well as fresh-faced younger audiences can find plenty to enjoy in his antics and cuddly mishaps.