Trailer for new Winnie The Pooh horror movie has finally dropped

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By Asiya Ali

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The first trailer for the new slasher horror movie Winnie The Pooh: Blood and Honey has finally been released.

Jagged Edge Productions has unveiled the bloody trailer for the dark reimagination of the beloved children's character, which is set to be released worldwide on DVD and VoD later this year.

The horror movie opens with Christopher Robin (Nikolai Leon) heading back to 100 Acre Wood after leaving his friends to go to university. After Robin returns with a friend, it seems like Winnie and Piglet aren't too pleased and go on a rampage.

The trailer then ends on a literal illustration of "Bloody and Honey" as the two characters pour two liquids into a vat together for reasons unknown. Safe to say, it doesn't look like a good trip for anyone.

Check out the trailer below:

Back in May, writer and director Rhys Waterfield spoke with Digital Spy and explained just what has happened to the beloved pair, saying: "Because they've had to fend for themselves so much, they've essentially become feral."

"So they've gone back to their animal roots. They're no longer tame: they're like a vicious bear and pig who want to go around and try and find prey," he added.

Waterfield also disclosed a shocking revelation to the outlet and said that viewers shouldn't expect Eeyore the donkey to make an appearance in the movie due to the fact that Pooh and Piglet killed and ate him.

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Winnie The Pooh: Blood and Honey. Credit: TCD/Prod.DB / Alamy

"Eventually, it got to the point where it was so dire and there was no food in the forest for Pooh and Piglet, and they made the tough decision to kill and eat Eeyore," Waterfield revealed.

In a recent interview with Variety, the director said that the film was shot over the course of 10 days near the Ashdown Forest in England - the inspiration for the Hundred Acre Woods as described in A. A. Milne's original stories

After the trailer dropped on YouTube, the comments section was flooded with eager fans excited to see the movie.

"This looks completely ridiculous and I’m all for it," one person wrote.

A second added: "Honestly, this is everything I wanted it to be lol seems like a fun Friday night watch."

"I’m showing this to my children and telling them this is the Pooh I grew up with," a third joked.

The movie just entered the public domain this year, therefore, to avoid copyright issues with Disney - as they still own the interpretations of the character - certain aspects were changed such as Pooh Bear’s iconic red shirt.

Describing the tone of the movie, Waterfield explained that the slasher will balance the absurdity of the childhood tale with fright as the legendary stuffed animals embark on their violent trip with unsuspecting victims.

"When you try and do a film like this, and it's a really wacky concept, it's very easy to go down a route where nothing is scary and it's just really ridiculous and really, like, stupid," Waterfield said. "And we wanted to go between the two."

ITN Studios will distribute the movie, which is set to release later this year.

Featured image credit: TCD/Prod.DB / Alamy

Trailer for new Winnie The Pooh horror movie has finally dropped

vt-author-image

By Asiya Ali

Article saved!Article saved!

The first trailer for the new slasher horror movie Winnie The Pooh: Blood and Honey has finally been released.

Jagged Edge Productions has unveiled the bloody trailer for the dark reimagination of the beloved children's character, which is set to be released worldwide on DVD and VoD later this year.

The horror movie opens with Christopher Robin (Nikolai Leon) heading back to 100 Acre Wood after leaving his friends to go to university. After Robin returns with a friend, it seems like Winnie and Piglet aren't too pleased and go on a rampage.

The trailer then ends on a literal illustration of "Bloody and Honey" as the two characters pour two liquids into a vat together for reasons unknown. Safe to say, it doesn't look like a good trip for anyone.

Check out the trailer below:

Back in May, writer and director Rhys Waterfield spoke with Digital Spy and explained just what has happened to the beloved pair, saying: "Because they've had to fend for themselves so much, they've essentially become feral."

"So they've gone back to their animal roots. They're no longer tame: they're like a vicious bear and pig who want to go around and try and find prey," he added.

Waterfield also disclosed a shocking revelation to the outlet and said that viewers shouldn't expect Eeyore the donkey to make an appearance in the movie due to the fact that Pooh and Piglet killed and ate him.

wp-image-1263167434 size-full
Winnie The Pooh: Blood and Honey. Credit: TCD/Prod.DB / Alamy

"Eventually, it got to the point where it was so dire and there was no food in the forest for Pooh and Piglet, and they made the tough decision to kill and eat Eeyore," Waterfield revealed.

In a recent interview with Variety, the director said that the film was shot over the course of 10 days near the Ashdown Forest in England - the inspiration for the Hundred Acre Woods as described in A. A. Milne's original stories

After the trailer dropped on YouTube, the comments section was flooded with eager fans excited to see the movie.

"This looks completely ridiculous and I’m all for it," one person wrote.

A second added: "Honestly, this is everything I wanted it to be lol seems like a fun Friday night watch."

"I’m showing this to my children and telling them this is the Pooh I grew up with," a third joked.

The movie just entered the public domain this year, therefore, to avoid copyright issues with Disney - as they still own the interpretations of the character - certain aspects were changed such as Pooh Bear’s iconic red shirt.

Describing the tone of the movie, Waterfield explained that the slasher will balance the absurdity of the childhood tale with fright as the legendary stuffed animals embark on their violent trip with unsuspecting victims.

"When you try and do a film like this, and it's a really wacky concept, it's very easy to go down a route where nothing is scary and it's just really ridiculous and really, like, stupid," Waterfield said. "And we wanted to go between the two."

ITN Studios will distribute the movie, which is set to release later this year.

Featured image credit: TCD/Prod.DB / Alamy