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'Paddington 2' is best film I've ever been in: Hugh Grant

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Actor Hugh Grant believes "Paddington 2" is the best film of his career and it annoys him that people mock him for doing the movie.

Grant, the star of rom-coms such as "Four Weddings and a Funeral", "Notting Hill" and "Love, Actually", portrayed villain Phoenix Buchanan in the 2017 live-action animated comedy, which was a sequel to 2014 original "Paddington".

"I was presenting I think at the Golden Globes, and they do that thing when you walk out, and they say, 'From the forthcoming 'Paddington 2', Hugh Grant.' And someone showed me Twitter afterwards, and it was... people were full of derision, the 58-year-old actor told Vanity Fair in an interview.

"'Christ, has it come to that. Poor old Hugh. Paddington 2. Sequel to a kids film.' It's particularly annoying in the case of 'Paddington 2', because I genuinely believe it may be the best film I've ever been in," he added.

"Paddington 2", directed Paul King, also featured Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent and Peter Capaldi.

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First Published: Thu, August 15 2019. 12:40 IST