With the first movie grossing over $325 million worldwide from a $50 million production budget, it will probably come as little surprise to hear that Sony has given the go ahead to a Peter Rabbit sequel.
The film adaptation is based on the classic tale by Beatrix Potter about Peter Rabbit and his family. Writer and director Will Gluck is expected to return to write and helm the film's sequel, with James Cordon, who voiced the titular character, alongside Margot Robbie, Daisy Ridley and Elizabeth Debicki all set to return to voice their respective characters alongside live-action collaborators Domhnall Gleeson and Rose Bryne.
The movie, which saw James Corden voice the popular character from the Beatrix Potter books and also starred Domhnall Gleeson, proved to be an under-the-radar hit when it was released February 9. Peter Rabbit has taken in $115 million in the U.S. and is Sony Pictures' biggest ever non-Bond film in the United Kingdom, with a $55.7 million total in that market.
"Peter Rabbit" has taken in $115 million in the USA and is Sony Pictures' biggest ever non-Bond film in the United Kingdom, with a $55.7 million total in that market after holding the top spot for four weeks in a row. It will open in South Korea and Japan in mid-May.
Peter Rabbit will be up to his old tricks again, and hopefully bring more lettuce, for Sony Pictures. "The fun part was getting the actors to give birth to the characters and kind of pair the characters with their personalities". One of those success stories was that of Sony's Peter Rabbit.