Agent Carter star, Hayley Atwell will star alongside Ewan McGregor in Disney’s Christopher Robin.
Christopher Robin is a live-action spin on the Winnie-the-Pooh cartoons and centers around Christopher Robin (McGregor) who is now grown up and has lost all sense of imagination. Pooh and friends reenter Robin’s life the help him find it once again. Atwell will portray Christopher Robin’s wife.
Atwell first worked with Disney on Captain America: The First Avenger as Agent Peggy Carter which led to her own spinoff TV series. She also portrayed Cinderella’s mother in Disney’s live-action version of Cinderella. Currently she is filming Howards End miniseries for Starz and BBC.
Directing Christopher Robin is Marc Forster (World War Z) with Allison Schroeder (Hidden Figures) writing the script.