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Ben Whishaw Scoops Colin Firth’s ‘Paddington’ Role

British actor Ben Whishaw, who played James Bond’s tech-savvy ally Q in Skyfall (and will reprise the role for the upcoming Bond 24) has replaced defecting star Colin Firth as ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Paddington Bear’ Teaser Debuts

Big, fuzzy news from across the pond: The first trailer for Paul King’s (The Mighty Boosh) CG feature adaptation of Paddington Bear has arrived! Based on the popular children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Firth to Voice Paddington Bear; Brooks Joins ‘Little Prince’

In voice-casting news, Colin Firth has confirmed to the British press that he will be doing the voice-over lines for Paddington Bear in a new animated feature, and Albert Brooks will ... Continue Reading →
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VFX House Framestore Launches Montreal Studio

Oscar-winning visual effects and multiplatform content company, Framestore has opened a new office in Montreal. The Canadian studio is the fourth link in Framestore’s global chain, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Potter’s’ Heyman Tackles ‘Paddington Bear’

David Heyman, the producer behind Harry Potter’s big screen outings, will be guiding another Brit kids lit classic by bringing Paddington Bear to theaters, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumball,’ ‘Gruffalo’s Child’ Win British Animation Awards

Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball won the top award for Best Children’s Series and Children’s Choice British Animation Award at the toon kudosfest in London on Thursday. Harry ... Continue Reading →
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Best British Animated Character Race Is On

Wallace & Gromit, Paddington Bear and The Snowman are some of the popular animated characters competing against each other in a national poll to discover Britain’s Favorite Ever ... Continue Reading →
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Chorion Chairman Waheed Alli Steps Down

Chairman of U.K. property house Chorion Waheed Alli has resigned after the business failed to renegotiate banking deals to fix its significant debt burden, reports The Guardian. William ... Continue Reading →
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HD ‘Hoodwinked,’He-Man’ Season 1 Lead TV Toon Disc Parade

A modern take on classic fairy tales and a slew of classic TV toons are reason enough to fall in love with your DVD or Blu-ray player all over again this Valentine’s Day week. Getting ... Continue Reading →