‘Paddington In Peru’ Ready To Release in 2025

The Paddington Threequel's 2025 release date is locked in.
Paddington In Peru release date

Everyone’s favorite British talking bear is ready to make his grand return in the 2025 threequel, Paddington In Peru.

The film has just scored a US release date of January 17, 2025, two months after its UK debut on November 8, 2024.

What Is Paddington Up To In Peru?

Paddington and the Brown family - still
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Paddington In Peru will unexpectedly tell a fresh tale about Paddington being in Peru. Sarcasm aside, the film sees the huggable little bear returning to Peru to pay his lovely Aunt Lucy a visit at the Home for Retired Bears of course. The Brown family joins Paddington on his trip only for everything to get out of hand when mysterious circumstances derail them into the Amazon rainforest as well as the mountain peaks of Peru for one insane yet awesome adventure.

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Ben Whishaw and Imelda Staunton are reprising their roles as Paddington and Aunt Lucy respectively, with Hugh Bonneville, Emily Mortimer, Antonio Banderas, and Olivia Colman making up the cast of human characters. Rachel Ziegler was initially set to join them but was unable to do so due to the SAG-AFTRA strike.

“It’s been a joy and an honour to shoot ‘Paddington in Peru’ with such a wonderful and talented cast and crew. I feel incredibly lucky to have been blessed with such a lovely group of people, many of whom have returned to the world of this beloved bear. We are also delighted to have welcomed Emily, Olivia, Antonio and Carla to the Paddington family.”

Douglas Wilson
Paddington - still image
Courtesy of StudioCanal.

Principal photography for Paddington in Peru began in July, with filming taking place in London, Peru, and Colombia. StudioCanal fully funded and produced the film and will distribute it across the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Benelux, Poland, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as through partners in China and Japan. Sony Pictures will distribute in the U.S., Canada, and other international territories including Latin America.


Mark Burton, Jon Foster, and James Lamont penned the screenplay from a story written by Paul King, Simon Farnaby, and Mark Burton as well. The first two films of the trilogy, all based on the children’s series by British author Michael Bond, have generated more than $500 million at the global box office.

David Heyman and Rosie Alison produced the film. Executive producers comprised Paul King, Anna Marsh, Ron Halpern, Dan MacRae, Tim Wellspring, Jeffrey Clifford, and Naoya Kinoshita.

Paddington’s Legacy

Paddington - still
Courtesy of StudioCanal

There is a plethora of characters we cherish from our youth, a lot of them have more or less faded into obscurity or ended up in the public domain only to be twisted into something utterly horrific. Then there are massive IPs with the likes of Marvel, DC, TMNT, and Star Wars which dominate the entertainment zeitgeist and make it hard for family brands to get their time to shine. Luckily, our little buddy stands tall refusing to let anyone forget about him.

Paddington is a hit, kids aren’t even the only ones who love him and enjoy the shenanigans he gets into. There’s a special innate wonder attached to Paddington, complimented by humor, adventure, and captivating storytelling. Yes, art can imitate life but sometimes we could use a break from reality and embrace a simple innocent fantasy to see things from a child’s point of view.

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Source: Variety


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Moriba Forde

I'm a writer, Co-Founder, and CEO of Moriviews. I live in Trinidad, I have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology but my real passions lie in literature and content spanning across film & television. I've been a pretty good writer for most of my life and I grew up in front of a TV and loved it. I decided to make a career combining my literary and analytical skills, and one day, God-willingly, I'll be making my own movies.