Ben Whishaw replaced Colin Firth as the voice of Paddington during the summer. The film, produced by “Gravity” and “Harry Potter” producer David Heyman, stars Nicole Kidman as a villainous taxidermist, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi and Julie Walters.
The film follows the comic misadventures of the bear from darkest Peru who’s found at Paddington Station and adopted by a London family.
StudioCanal financed and is distributing in the U.K. with a Nov. 28 release. TWC is distributing in the U.S. with a Jan. 16 opening.