Development on the project first began in 2010, with Steve Christian and Nuala Quinn-Barton, and subsequently Damian Jones, as producers, along with Ripper Street creator Simon Vaughan penning the screenplay.

In April 2016, Domhnall Gleeson entered discussions to star as A. A. Milne. Margot Robbie entered negotiations for a role. Gleeson and Robbie were confirmed to star in June 2016, with Robbie’s role revealed as Milne’s wife Daphne. Kelly Macdonald joined the film as Olive, Christopher Robin’s nanny later in the month.

Filming began in September 2016.

Director: Simon Curtis
Writers: Frank Cottrell Boyce, Simon Vaughan
Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald

This story was originally published at http://www.cinemabuzz.com/goodbye-christopher-robin-featurette/.

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