When you hear the name Winnie, what comes to mind? The Wonder Years? Hocus Pocus? Tuck Everlasting?
Actually, the most popular answer is unquestionably Winnie-the-Pooh.
Jimmy’s Daily Planet covers a myriad of topics and subjects, one of which being the latest movie trailers for films that appear to have a special “it” factor.
Enter Disney’s current project.
Considering the eternal connection between captivating books and Hollywood filmmakers, it should be no surprise that literary favorites from childhood for several generations–like Winnie-the-Pooh–receive its due in the form of silver screen treatments. Last year, the Fox Searchlight major motion picture Goodbye Christopher Robin hit theaters and received positive reviews. This year, Disney is preparing its take on the popular heartwarming character and accompanying story with the more succinct title Christopher Robin starring Ewan McGregor as the lead character.
We’ll never say goodbye to Christopher Robin or Winnie-the-Pooh as they continue to renew our childlike wonder and imagination.
P.S. I’m sensing a nieces-and-nephews day at the theater later this year…