Disney announces ‘Winnie the Pooh’ live-action movie

Disney is developing a live-action movie based on the children favourite story.

By: Press Trust of India | Los Angeles | Published: April 3, 2015 3:18 pm
Winnie the Pooh Disney is working on a new adaptation of A A Milne’s “Winnie the Pooh (2017)”.

Disney is working on a new adaptation of A A Milne’s “Winnie the Pooh (2017)”.

The Mouse House is developing a live-action movie based on the children favourite story with indie filmmaker Alex Ross Perry (“Listen Up Philip”) on board, reported Ace Shhowbiz.

The new story will follow an adult Christopher Robin as he revisits Hundred Acre Wood and reconnects with the iconic residents that include the titular bear, his best buddy Piglet, Eeyore the donkey, Tigger, and Kanga the kangaroo among others.

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The announcement comes after Disney revealed plan to revive Mulan in a live-action feature film. The studio is also bringing “Pete’s Dragon” to life with indie filmmaker David Lowery (“Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”) at the helm.

Other upcoming Disney remakes include “The Jungle Book” from director Jon Favreau, “Beauty and the Beast (2017)” from director Bill Condon, and “Dumbo” from director Tim Burton. They join “Alice in Wonderland”, “Maleficent”, and “Cinderella”.

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