He’d been looking for a solid family film to direct since it has been nearly 15 years since he directed Finding Neverland. At the prompting of his daughter, Marc Forster finally had a full circle moment and found himself helming Disney’s Christopher Robin.

For the live action film it was important to the director that Winnie the Pooh and his friends looked stuffed and real, rather than animated. We talked with him about the process and the adventures he takes with his real life daughter.

Disney’s Christopher Robin opens today.

Director Marc Forster on Creating Christopher Robin and the Inspiration of His Daughter

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