Paddington is about to have cozy spot on your home movie shelf. The heart-warming and critically acclaimed family film is set to release on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand April 28, 2015 and it is also available for early digital download beginning April 17!
The beloved tale follows the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear who travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined until he meets the kindly Brown family (Bonneville and Hawkins) who take him home after reading the label around his neck. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rare talking bear catches the eye of Millicent (Nicole Kidman), a museum taxidermist.
Paddington comes from writer-director Paul King and producer David Heyman. It stars Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Nicole Kidman, and Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington.
The iconic children’s character, Paddington Bear, was first introduced to children in Michael Bond’s 1958 book, “A Bear Called Paddington” and the subsequent series of books have sold over 35 million copies and been translated into 40 languages while becoming a character known literally all around the world.
The Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD bonus content includes Meet the Characters, When a Bear Comes to Stay, From Page to Screen and “Shine” Lyric Music Video written by Gwen Stefani & Pharrell. The Blu-ray will also include the exclusive special feature called The Making of “Shine” with Gwen Stefani & Pharrell.