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'Paddington 3' in the works

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David has confirmed that "3" is in the works.

Heyman, however, added that will not be in the director's this time.

"I don't think will direct the third. He did the first two-he and I are working on another project together... He's very special, Paul. We're developing a third We haven't got a script yet, we've got a treatment which we're still working on," he told Collider.

The franchise features voicing and lending her voice for Aunt Lucy.

Based on the best-selling book of the same name by British Michael Bond, the tells the story of the eponymous character Paddington, an anthropomorphic bear who migrates from the jungles of to the streets of London, where he is adopted by the Brown family.

said while is unlikely to direct the third part, he would still be a part of the team if the sequel moves forward.

"Paul is involved in it, I wanted him to be involved in it because I think he's such a significant voice, but I don't think he'll direct it. He worked on the idea...

"He comes up with the idea with and and then they develop it and come back for more, back and forth, and then it'll get written and Paul will come in and stir it up a little bit. But he's an incredible collaborator, Paul. Very positive, very supportive," he said.

The added that "Paddington 3" will only move ahead if the quality of the would match the previous two films.

"I hope we get to make it. It's really fun, it's a fun idea. I don't know yet. I don't want to do it if I don't think it's gonna be good," he said.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 16:05 IST