Studiocanal is pleased to announce that the BAFTA nominated hit ‘family film of the year’ Paddington 2 will be available on digital download from 5 March 2018 and on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K UHD + Blu-ray from 12 March 2018.
The number one box-office smash-hit, recently passing £40m, will also be released as a Blu-Ray Steelbook and as a box-set with the first Paddington film. Available to pre-order now: http://scnl.co/Paddington2HE
The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief…
Paddington’s biggest adventure yet sees Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson joining the all-star returning cast of Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi and Ben Whishaw as the voice of the beloved bear.
A Heyday Films and Studiocanal production, Paddington’s return to our screens is helmed by BAFTA nominated director Paul King (Paddington, The Mighty Boosh) written by Paul King and Simon Farnaby (Yonderland and Mindhorn).
Paddington 2 is produced by multi award-winning David Heyman (producer of all eight of the Harry Potter films, Gravity, Fantastic Beats and Where To Find Them).
The Paddington 2 Blu-Ray and DVD Extras include a director’s commentary, ‘Rain on the Roof’ with Phoenix Buchanan (Full Screen), Paddington 2: The Challenges of Making the Film & a BAFTA Q&A with David Heyman, Paul King, Simon Farnaby, Hugh Grant and Pablo Grillo. iTunes Extras include exclusive junket interviews with Cast & Crew.
Paddington 2 is nominated for three 2018 British Academy Film Awards: ‘Best British Film’, ‘Best Actor in a Supporting Role’: Hugh Grant, and ‘Best Adapted Screenplay’: Simon Farnaby and Paul King.