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Postman Pat: The Movie has been acquired by Shout! Factory for a Us release.
The popular UK character is set to make his debut in the Us later this month.
Postman Pat The Movie review: "Not the Pat you'll remember"
The 3D feature will see the beloved postman as a contestant in a national television talent competition, reports The Wrap.
Postman Pat: The Movie will make its debut in both New York and Los Angeles beginning on June 27.
Postman Pat first became popular in the UK in the 1980s.
Airing on the BBC, the series centered on Postman Pat, his cat Jess and his travels through Greendale.
Watch the Postman Pat: The Movie trailer below: »
Pat Clifton, the humble and dedicated postman who's been the star of his own TV series for more than 30 years, gets his moment to shine on the big screen with the release of Postman Pat: The Movie.
Forget the quaint and low-key adventures of yesteryear, though, this film translation is a multicoloured 3D animation that turns its protagonist into a Paul Potts-type singing sensation via a reality TV show. Unfortunately, much of the parochial charm is lost in a film that lacks the visual and storytelling sophistication of superior toon fare.
If only Aardman was in charge of pulling the strings, Pat and his loyal feline sidekick Jess could have been like Wallace and Gromit for a new generation. As it stands, the »
After spending more than three decades on the small screen, everyone’s favourite postman is about to get his big-screen debut this spring in Postman Pat: The Movie.
The animated feature will be hitting UK cinemas in the spring, and Lionsgate have launched the first trailer to give us an idea of the family-friendly adventure coming our way soon.
Postman Pat: The Movie finds Pat, everyone’s favourite postman, coming face-to-face with the temptations of money, status and a shiny new suit when he enters a national TV talent show competition that threatens to tear him away from his hometown of Greendale and the friends he loves. What happens when kindness meets selfishness? When local fame meets global notoriety? A nice cup of tea is kicked aside by a frappacappucino? Pat is set to find out as he falls for the age old temptation of the grass being greener…
- Kenji Lloyd
3 items from 2014
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