Paddington 2 discovers Paddington joyfully settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has turned into a prominent individual from the group, spreading happiness and preserves wherever he goes. While scanning for the ideal present for his darling Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday celebration, Paddington detects an exceptional fly up book in Mr. Gruber’s old fashioned shop, and sets out upon a progression of odd occupations to get it. Be that as it may, when the book is stolen, it’s dependent upon Paddington and the Browns to unmask the cheat… Coordinated by Paul King, Paddington 2 is composed by King and Simon Farnaby and stars Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris, Samuel Joslin, Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw as the voice of Paddington, and Imelda Staunton as voice of Aunt Lucy. The film is co-delivered by multi grant winning David Heyman (Harry Potter establishment, Gravity) and StudioCanal. Paddington depends on the smash hit and universally revered arrangement of youngsters’ stories by British creator Michael Bond, which have sold more than 35 million duplicates around the world, been converted into more than 40 dialects and caught the creative ability of kids and grown-ups far and wide. It may be bad form to begin with any character other than the young ursine hero himself, but Hugh Grant completely pinches this, with an outrageously scene-stealing turn as the appalling villain. He is an ageing, cravat-wearing actor named Phoenix Buchanan with a moderate career behind him, brooding about one day getting a one-man thesp spectacular in London’s West End but now reduced to doing Clement Freud-style dog food TV ads. The ironically named Phoenix has just moved into this elegant west London neighbourhood, which is more or less as it was when Hugh Grant was here for Richard Curtis’s Notting Hill in 1999: picturesque, and evidently not yet the preserve of the super-rich. In fact the film has lots of quaint English things, like St Paul’s Cathedral, steam trains, and even – astonishingly – more than one fully functioning red public payphone, which characters use instead of mobiles. (These olden-days touches will do no harm to Paddington 2’s chances in foreign markets.) Meanwhile, the Brown family are tootling amiably along as ever. Ben Whishaw is excellent voicing Paddington himself: curious, puzzled, innocent, but with a clear sense of right and wrong. Hugh Bonneville is the paterfamilias Mr Brown, disappointed at not being promoted at work, now experiencing a midlife crisis and experimenting with yoga and moisturiser. Sally Hawkins is quietly excellent in the unpromising role of Mrs Brown, and the same goes for Julie Walters as the housekeeper Mrs Bird, a job description that announces, like nothing else, that Paddington originated in an Ealing Comedy age. Sanjeev Bhaskar is a forgetful neighbour and Richard Ayoade is an eccentric forensic scientist.