From The Telegraph –
The ‘Bear Of Very Little Brain’ has been a hit with with readers and audiences of all ages from his first appearance with the publication of Winnie The Pooh in 1926.
And Disney have promised that their film, which will weave together five unfilmed Winnie The Pooh stories, will retain the quiet humour injected into the original A.A Milne books.
John Lasseter, Disney-Pixar’s chief creative officer, added that the designers would also using watercolour backgrounds seen in earlier films. Burny Mattinson, who worked on the original Winnie The Pooh & The Honey Tree in 1964, is returning as lead story artist.
Mr Lasseter announced the plans in London to Disney staff and journalists, emphasising that the film is for all ages.
He ended his presentation with a preview of the first 30 minutes of The Princess And The Frog, Disney’s first hand-drawn animation for five years, and disclosed that Rapunzel, the fairytale princess with 70ft-long hair, is among the studio’s next projects.
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