This is really sad to hear.
[Image via WENN.]
Oh we hope the folks behind this stay true to the beautifully illustrated original books and the incredibly sweet British 1970's stop-motion animation series that we ADORE so much!
Harry Potter producer David Heyman and Studio Canal are in talks to produce a CGI/live-action version of Paddington Bear, the story of a wandering bear from deepest, darker Peru who journeys to London via Paddington Station and finds a home with the Brown family.
He is forever polite and always tries his hardest to do things the 'right' way, but doesn't always succeed. Oh, and his favorite things are marmalade sandwiches and hot chocolate.
Indie director Paul King (The Bunny and the Bull) has signed on to the project.
Oh we're ever so curious! And VERY excited.