News Movies News | Written by Laura Potier 26/05/2022

Winnie The Pooh As A *Checks Notes* Blood-Thirsty Killer?

Stranger Things 4 might be dropping tomorrow, but the strangest thing is this upcoming Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey (very indie) horror slasher movie.

As you may have figured, our boy Winnie entered the public domain at the start of this year – hence this decidedly non-Disney, non-PG take on the classic childhood character. News of the project surfaced earlier this week courtesy of the folks at Dread Central, with inclusion of several first-look images at the flick which is now in post-production.

Rhys Frake-Waterfield writes and directs in his feature debut. No plot details are available as of yet aside from a very brief logline, which describes the film as a "horror retelling of the famous legend of Winnie the Pooh.” Though the word "legend" is intriguing, this really doesn't tell us much at all.

Naturally, Piglet – though having seen him, the name seems ironic – is also partaking in the festivities, though there's no sign of the rest of the gang. Amber Doig-Thorne, Maria Taylor, and Danielle Scott are among the cast, with Craig David Dowsett as Winnie and Chris Cordell as Piglet.

Honestly, the stills speak for themselves. Check out Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey in all its creepy glory: