Paddington 2 Announces Cast

StudioCanal has revealed the cast for the forthcoming CGI and live-action feature Paddington 2.

Actors Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson will join the returning cast, which includes Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris and Samuel Joslin. Ben Whishaw returns as the voice of Paddington.

"Paddington is such a beloved film for all of us at StudioCanal. There really is nothing which could make us all happier than to be back with [producers] Paul King, David Heyman and this wonderful cast to begin a new Paddington adventure," says Ron Halpern, executive vice president, international productions and acquisitions, StudioCanal.

Paddington 2 will premiere in November and December 2017 around the world.