Christopher Robin Trailer Is A Much-Needed Shot Right In The Nostalgia
Are you ready to revisit your childhood? The first trailer for Christopher Robin--Disney's latest live-action take on its animated universe--has arrived, as the studio puts a Hook-like spin on Winnie the Pooh and his animal friends that were created by AA Milne.
In the trailer, a grown-up Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) has become so dedicated to his work that his family is suffering. "What to do?" he wonders to himself before Winnie the Pooh (Jim Cummings) appears behind him. While Christopher questions whether he's gone insane, a peek at the movie's official synopsis confirms he is not.
"In the heartwarming live-action adventure, the young boy who embarked on countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with his band of spirited and lovable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way," the synopsis reads. "Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and help Christopher Robin remember the loving and playful boy who is still inside."
Rounding out the Hundred Acre Wood inhabitants are Chris O'Dowd as Tigger, Brad Garrett as Eeyore, Tony Jones as Owl, Nick Mohammed as Piglet, Peter Capaldi as Rabbit, and Sophie Okonedo as Kanga. The film also stars Hayley Atwell, Mark Gatiss, and Bronce Carmichael. Christopher Robin opens in theaters on August 3.
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