‘Paddington 2’ gets a January 2018 release date

LOS ANGELES, May 27  The Weinstein Company has set a release date for “Paddington 2”.
The sequel of the family film “Paddington” will hit the US theatres on January 12 next year, reported AceShowbiz.
The second part will follow the beloved Peruvian bear who does a series of bizarre jobs to buy a present for Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday.
Ben Whishaw and Imelda Staunton are returning for “Paddington 2” to lend their voices to Paddington and Aunt Lucy, respectively.
Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris and Brendan Gleeson are also starring in the film.
The film directed by Paul King, will compete with two other movies “The Commuter” and “White Boy Rick”. (PTI)