When Christopher Robin goes to college and can no longer feed the residents of the Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh and Piglet leave their homeland in search of fresh human flesh to satisfy their hunger. This is the premise of the slasher film “Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey”, the shooting of which has just wrapped. Production company Jagged Edge Productions has already released several images from the gory reboot of Alan Alexander Milne and Ernest Shepard’s children’s books, which are making waves on the internet.
So high that the filmmakers around director Rhys Waterfield are now trying at all costs to finish the editing process quickly in order to be able to profitably exploit the brief attention. Waterfield is only allowed to use the name of Winnie the Pooh, one of the most famous children’s book characters in the world, for his slasher because the first book about the little bear, “Pooh the Bear” from 1926, has been in the public domain since the beginning of the year located.
Winnie the Pooh as a serial killer: you’ve never seen the children’s book character like this (1) [Quelle: Jagged Edge Productions]
The sequels, in which Tiger Tigger makes his first appearance, among others, are still passé and the famous Disney version of the character remains untouchable.
For example, the indie filmmakers gave their bear a lumberjack shirt instead of a red t-shirt, as this detail is associated with Disney’s design.
Despite the obvious risk of confusion, the audience should not expect the production quality of the Hollywood studio in “Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey”. Not only is the film a low-budget production, it also took just 10 days to shoot. “Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey” does not have a start date yet.