Confirmed: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Voiced Paddington, Says StudioCanal!
Sayings like "the internet is forever undefeated" or "anything on the internet will live forever" has been proven time and time again with a lot of negative backlash celebrity figures have face from posts and tweets from their past. Well one Twitter user has managed to surface blast from the past content from one of the worlds leaders.
Amid the bleak news that has emerged from Ukraine since Russia launched its invasion last week, over the weekend a more upbeat nugget of information emerged about one of the key figures involved.
Sunday, words of excited and inspiration have since arise on social media — first announced by a tweet sent by Black List founder Franklin Leonard — that Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine’s president and the man now seen around the world as the face of brave resistance against Russian aggression, had voiced Paddington Bear in Ukrainian version of the hit 2014 animated film.
Paddington producer StudioCanal has now confirmed this news to The Hollywood Reporter, adding that he voiced the bear in Ukranian in both Paddington and Paddington 2, its smash hit 2017 sequel.
Check out the tweet below:
The Paddington news was met with delight over the weekend, with Hugh Bonneville, who plays the bears’ foster parent Henry Brown in the films, tweeting his thanks.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter