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Paddington Team Working on New Pippi Longstocking Movie

Kirsten Howard Oct 2, 2019

Studiocanal and David Heyman are working on a new Pippi Longstocking movie.

Paddington producer David Heyman is once again teaming up with Studiocanal, this time to work on a new Pippi Longstocking feature film, according to Deadline. They're partnering with the Astrid Lindgren Company on the project, which will see the flame-haired girl bounce back into cinemas for a brand-new adventure.

Astrid Lindren wrote the original Pippi Longstocking books in the 1940s, and if you're of a certain age, you may remember that the last notable Pippi big screen offering, The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking, arrived all the way back in 1988. The film was directed by Ken Annakin (The Longest Day) and fared poorly with critics and audiences alike, bombing at the box office when it was released.

"I am thrilled to collaborate with Thomas Gustafsson, Olle Nyman, and their team at the Astrid Lindgren Company

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