The wild adventures of Peter Rabbit are coming to the big-screen this fall in an all-new animated feature from Sony Pictures. The hero is the same mischievous and adventurous rabbit who has captivated generations of readers over the years, only now he’s getting a sleek CGI makeover. Peter Rabbit will take on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy, voiced with an all-star cast that you may recognize in the movie trailer below.
In the film, Peter’s feud with Mr. McGregor (Domhnall Gleeson) escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door (Rose Byrne). James Corden voices the character of Peter with playful spirit and wild charm, with Margot Robbie, Elizabeth Debicki, and Daisy Ridley performing the voice roles of the triplets, Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail. Fans of the popular rabbit can watch the first trailer below, the film itself is set to hop into theaters this Spring.
The character was created for the story “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter ($13 on Amazon for the wonderful gift set) and has become an iconic children’s book read by millions.
Sony Pictures will also be releasing the animated Christian tale “The Star” this November. The film follows a donkey and his animal friends as they become the heroes of the first Christmas, and will release this holiday season. That project will feature the voice-talents of Zachary Levi, Kristin Chenoweth, and Christopher Plummer, and is scheduled to release on November 17, 2017. Looking into 2018, Sony will also release the animated movie “Hotel Transylvania 3,” set for July, which will star Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, and Andy Samberg. The original “Hotel Transylvania” pulled-in over $358M worldwide for Sony, and “Hotel Transylvania 2” made over $473M for the studio. Sony’s “The Emoji Movie” may not have won over critics this past summer, but the film did make over $179M worldwide, and also featured James Corden.