Strange things can start to happen when beloved characters slip into the public domain, and upcoming horror movie Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey sure is a testament to that.
The upcoming horror movie – which is of course not related to Disney in any way, shape or form – turns the anthropomorphic yellow teddy bear into a monstrous murderer. How is this even allowed, you ask? Well, the classic story entered the public domain at the start of this year, which means anyone and everyone is now free to do with Pooh as they please.
Rhys Frake-Waterfield directed Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey, Dread Central discovered this week, and several first-look images suggest a dark and twisted vision.
No plot details are available at this time, but it looks like the movie centers on a killer wearing a Winnie the Pooh mask. Or maybe that’s actually a man-bear hybrid. A twisted version of Piglet also appears in these first look images, so expect a full-on perversion of the classic tale. This one comes courtesy of Jagged Edge Productions, releasing sometime later this year.
The upcoming film’s IMDb page only notes that it’s
Stay tuned for more as we learn it.
Amber Doig-Thorne, Maria Taylor, and Danielle Scott star in the horror movie.