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(2018)

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Many of the live action scenes were filmed in Australia. Luckily, the rabbits were not real, as they are an introduced pest in Australia (in the late 1800s, the country was overrun with rabbits) and live rabbits cannot be brought into the country (with very few exceptions).
This was Margot Robbie and Domhnall Gleeson's third collaboration, following About Time (2013) and Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017).
Walt Disney in the 1930s initially considered doing an adaption of Peter Rabbit after Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), but Beatrix Potter turned down the offer.
"Bea" is based on Peter Rabbit creator Beatrix Potter.
Live action cast members Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne and Sam Neill also voiced some of the animal characters in the film: Mr. Jeremy Fisher, Jemima Puddle Duck and Tommy Brock, respectively.
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During the scene where Bea and Tom are playing with letter tiles, Bea makes the word "Potter," a reference to Beatrix Potter, the original author of the Peter Rabbit books.
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This was Sony Animation's first film of 2018. The next were Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) and Goosebumps: Haunted Halloween (2018) and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018).
This was the first of four animated films in 2018 to star James Corden. The other three were Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018), Smallfoot (2018) and Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018).
The character Felix D'eer was not in any original stories from Beatrix Potter. He was only created for this film.
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Peter Rabbit is a fictional anthropomorphic character in a children's book series of the English natural scientist and writer, illustrator Beatrix Potter. He appeared for the first time in 1902 and between 1904 and 1912 in five subsequent books, and had 2 TV Shows, being The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (1992) which did TV adaptions of 9 different Beatrix Potter stories (some of them were even combined) and Peter Rabbit (2012) which features Peter and friends as much younger rabbits.
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This is James Corden's sixth animated film after The Gruffalo (2009), Planet 51 (2009), The Gruffalo's Child (2011), Trolls (2016) and The Emoji Movie (2017).
Before the release, people thought the McGregor in the movie was the same McGregor from the stories, but when it arrived, it turned out to be his nephew played by Domhnall Gleeson, while the real thing was played by Sam Neill.
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The film was originally intended to be released on March 23, 2018, but it was pushed forward over a month to February 9, the same year after Sherlock Gnomes (2018) took over that date.
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This was Sia's third film doing voiceover work, after Charming (2018) and My Little Pony: The Movie (2017).
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This was the second live-action/CGI animated hybrid film to have a rabbit character as the main protagonist, after Hop (2011).
The way Peter's face goes red after being attacked by Thomas McGregor slightly resembles an injured rabbit from the film Watership Down (1978), which was released forty years prior. That film is also about rabbits in England and starred John Hurt, who previously collaborated with James Corden in the CGI TV film adaptions of The Gruffalo (2009) and The Gruffalo's Child (2011).
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This was Sony Animation's fourth live action/CGI hybrid film, after The Smurfs (2011), its sequel The Smurfs 2 (2013), and Goosebumps (2015).
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Brazilian group Rouge was invited by the film's studio to do new versions of songs "I Promise You" and "Small As Your Dreams" in Portuguese. Their song "Bailando" is also featured in the end credits of the film.
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This was the second Sony Animation film to be about wild forest animals, after Open Season (2006).
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This was the first Sony Animation film that was not from Aardman Studios to focus on British accents, since the film is set in the U.K.
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This was James Corden's second Sony Animation film, after The Emoji Movie (2017).
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Prior to the release of the film, Matt Lucas and Hugh Grant were thought to have been the voices of Benjamin Bunny and Mr. Tod, respectively. They are actually voiced by Colin Moody and Fayssal Bazzi, respectively.
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The film was rated six years in Norway for cinema.
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This was the second Sony Pictures Animation film to be rated PG for some rude humor and action by the MPAA, after The Smurfs 2 (2013).
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Daisy Ridley was born in 1992, the same year that the TV Series The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (1992) (which did adaptions of Beatrix Potter's stories) premiered.
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This was the second Sony Animation film to simply take the name of the main protagonist, after Arthur Christmas (2011).
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The film gathered up some controversy after having a scene in which Peter Rabbit pelts blackberries at a character with a blackberry allergy, suggesting this to be "food allergy bullying."
This was the first Sony Animation film where the main antagonist redeems himself in the end. However, it is shown in the video game adaption of the sequel to Hotel Transylvania (2012) that Quasimodo the Devious Chef had redeemed himself since the first film.
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During the end credits, it is shown that Bea, Thomas, opened a toy shop and artist studio together. Where Bea begins to write and illustrate books based on Peter and his friends. The shop is imm Windermere not London as stated previously.
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