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Paddington 2

 

Paddington Bear, a loved member of the Brown family and popular in the local community, decides to work various odd jobs to pay for his Aunt's 100th birthday present. After the gift gets stolen, Paddington embarks on a new adventure!


Casting the Paddington Bear Sequel

Uni-versalEXTRAS was the sole extras agency for the Paddinton 2 feature film. The movie was shot in multiple locations across the UK including Hatfield House and Knebworth House in Hertfordshire, Pinewood Film Studios, Warner Bros. Studios and various London locations including Camden, Portabello, Little Venice, Bank and Camden. 

In addition to supplying extras and supporting artistes across the Paddington 2 feature film, Uni-versalEXTRAS also cast people with a range of specialist skills including pilates instructors, rollerbladers, a harp player, extras who owned specific cars and ceilidh dancers! In addition to background artistes and extras, doubles and stand-ins were also cast for many of the actors in the film.

When watching Paddington 2, keep your eyes peeled for...

Tourists, Steam Fair Workers and Punters, Nuns, Train Passengers, Security Guards, Waiters, Courtroom Attendees and many more extras roles!


Production Details

Director: Paul King

Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Sally Hawkins, Ben Whishaw

Production Company: Marmalade Films Ltd

Year of Release: 2017

Filming location(s): Multiple UK Locations

Testimonials

  • I had great fun at the steam fair despite the cold. I was lucky enough to be in the ticket booth (so slightly warmer) and the hot blackcurrant supplied by production was great!  -Lesley  |  Paddington 2

  • I was one of the nuns standing next to Hugh Grant and my scene even made the trailer! It was a great shoot and lots of fun.  -Marian Millicent  |  Paddington 2

  • I was one of nuns at St Paul's on a long day with four scenes to film. It was great fun - just like being back at school with such a large and diverse group!  -Irene  |  Paddington 2

  • I was in the crowd scene at the steam fair. My first such experience and hugely enjoyable for the people I met, the great way all the staff looked after us and the smoothness of UE's operation. I can't wait for another chance!  -Stephen  |  Paddington 2

  • I was one of the prisoners on set at Pinewood and had an excellent time. Thanks for putting me forward!  -Colin  |  Paddington 2

  • The food in the prison 5-star restaurant was wonderful, both the porridge with nice crunchy sand in it and the marmalade sandwiches. I loved my pink prison suit! Good company, lovely ADs and great fun.  -John (Yochanan)  |  Paddington 2

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