Paddington - Nicole Kidman
Paddington - Evil taxidermist Millicent (Nicole Kidman) ©2014 The Weinstein Company

There is a new picture from Paddington and this time it is one of the human actors, Nicole Kidman. She plays the the evil museum taxidermist who has her mind on bear bating the rarest of bears, Paddington.

Unfortunately the full picture (in the gallery below) looks like typical children’s comedy which is in contrast to the also released new teaser poster which has a lovely Christmas feel to it.

Paddington - Teaser poster
Paddington – Teaser poster 2 artwork, Paddington (now voiced by Ben Whishaw) ©2014 The Weinstein Company

Paddington – revised official information


From the beloved novels by Michael Bond and producer David Heyman (Harry Potter), Paddington tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) who travels to the city 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 who read the label around his neck that says “Please look after this bear. Thank you,” and offer him a temporary haven.

It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist (Nicole Kidman)…


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Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online