A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard’s classic characters are returning to the big screen in the heartwarming family adventure Christopher Robin — a live-action hybrid feature starring Ewan McGregor and a cadre of CG stuffed animals from Hundred Acre Wood.
Directed by Marc Foster (The Kite Runner, Finding Neverland) from a screenplay by Alex Ross Perry and Allison Schroeder (story by Perry), the story centers on a grown up Christopher Robin (McGregor) living in London who has lost his way. It’s up to his childhood plush pals to venture into the urban jungle and teach their old friend to rediscover the joys of family, the value of friendship, and the simple pleasure of life.
Also starring are Hayley Atwell as Robin’s wife, Evelyn; Bronte Carmichael as his daughter Madeline; and Mark Gatiss as Giles Winslow, Robin’s boss. The film also features the voices of: Jim Cummings as Winnie the Pooh and Tigger; Brad Garrett as Eeyore; Toby Jones as Owl; Nick Mohammed as Piglet; Peter Capaldi as Rabbit; and Sophie Okonedo as Kanga.