WHO’S IN IT?
James Corden (Into The Woods), Domhnall Gleeson (The Revenant), Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids), Sam Neill (Hunt For The Wilderpeople), Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Margot Robbie (I, Tonya), Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby), Colin Moody (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader), Sia (My Little Pony: The Movie), Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Secrets & Lies), Felix Williamson (Ned), Ewen Leslie (Sweet Country), David Wenham (Lion), Rachel Ward (Fortress), Bryan Brown (Stir), Fayssal Bazzi (Cedar Boys)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Will Gluck (Easy A), director, writer, producer; Rob Lieber (Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day), writer; Zareh Nalbandian (Legends of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole), producer; Dominic Lewis (Free Birds), composer; Peter Menzies Jr. (Kangaroo Jack), cinematographer; Christian Gazal (Happy Feet) and Jonathan Tappin (film debut), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
A mischievous and adventurous young rabbit named Peter (Corden) finds himself at odds with mean gardener Mr. McGregor (Gleeson) who is doing whatever it takes to prevent Peter and his animal friends from getting into his garden and stealing his vegetables. Their quarrel, for the garden as well as the affections of warm-hearted animal lover Bea (Byrne), soon escalates into an all-out war between man and animal…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Beatrix Potter’s classic literary character gets to shine in his first feature-length film which hopefully will do the timeless and universal tales she told justice (which, given the horrendous trailers put out by Sony, isn’t all that likely, to be honest).