New star Will set for big role in Winnie the Pooh film
The child actor is to play Christopher Robin who, together with his nursery toys, inspired his father AA Milne’s famous books.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor Domhnall Gleeson, 33, will portray the author as he comes to terms with sudden fame following publication of Winnie-the-Pooh in 1926.
His wife Daphne will be played by Suicide Squad star and Australian actress Margot Robbie, 26.
The biopic, directed by Simon Curtis, is still untitled but will focus on Milne and his son, whose toys became the beloved characters Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore and Tigger.
Producer Damian Jones said: “I’m... read more
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