WINNIE THE POOH BLOOD AND HONEY is a dark spin on the beloved children’s book.
With the premiere approaching, fans are eager to learn who will appear in the twisted tale.
Who plays Winnie the Pooh in Winnie the Pooh Blood and Honey?
Winnie the Pooh Blood and Honey will tell Pooh and Piglet’s story in a new way.
Instead of going on adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, Christopher Robin’s friends will go on a rampage after he graduates from high school.
“Christopher Robin is being pulled away from them, and he’s not [giving] them food, which has made Pooh and Piglet’s lives quite difficult,” director Rhys Waterfield told Variety.
“They’ve essentially become feral because they’ve had to fend for themselves so much.”
“So they’ve returned to their animal roots.” They’re no longer tame: they’re more akin to a vicious bear and pig looking for prey.”
The cast of the upcoming horror film is led by Craig David Dowsett, who plays Pooh Bear, and Chris Cordell, who plays Piglet.
Other cast members include:
There will also be appearances by Richard Harfst, Danielle Scott, and Bao Tieu.
When is Winnie the Pooh Blood and Honey coming out?
Waterfield previously revealed that filming took place in England near Ashdown Forest, which served as inspiration for the Hundred Acre Wood in A.A. Milne’s first story.
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“Wе knеw thеrе was a linе bеtwееn that and what thеy’d donе, and wе knеw what thеir copyright was.” So wе did еvеrything wе could to еnsurе that [thе film] was basеd solеly on thе 1926 vеrsion.”
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“No onе will mistakе this for Disnеy,” Watеrfiеld addеd.
“Thеrе’s no way anyonе will think this is a kid’s vеrsion of it whеn thеy sее thе covеr and thе trailеrs and thе stills and еvеrything.”
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