Domhnall Gleeson sloping to win Oscar for Winnie a Pooh biopic

June 20, 2016 - Finding Carter

Biopics and Oscars mostly go palm in hand. So many so, that critics are already tipping Domhnall Gleeson to take home a small bullion male for his nearing spin as AA Milne in Goodbye Christopher Robin.

Filming is nonetheless to start on a film about a author of a much-loved Winnie a Pooh stories, nonetheless Vanity Fair’s film censor Joanna Robinson is nonetheless assured that Gleeson will acquire a Best Actor assignment for his role. 

“Whether sanitised and heartwarming or some-more complex, both Goodbye Christopher Robin and Domhnall Gleeson seem as nonetheless they’ll have a genuine shot during being partial of a Oscar review in 2018,” she wrote.


The Irish actor, 33, has starred in a fibre of new Hollywood hits including Brooklyn, The Revenant and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Notably, those 3 films warranted 19 Oscar nominations between them during a 2016 rite in February. 

The Academy is famous to demeanour pleasantly on biopics, with Eddie Redmayne winning for his opening as physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything last year. Johnny Depp was nominated for his purpose as Peter Pan author JM Barrie in Finding Neverland in 2005, with Goodbye Christopher Robin expected to play out similarly. Previous years have seen Julia Roberts win as romantic Erin Brockovich in a 2000 biopic of a same name, Jamie Foxx delight as essence thespian Ray Charles in 2004’s Ray and Robert De Niro win for his spin as fighter Jake Lamotta in 1980’s Raging Bull

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Directed by Simon Curtis and also starring Margot Robbie, Goodbye Christopher Robin will tell a story of Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose cuddly toys were a impulse behind a ever renouned Pooh stories. It will follow Milne’s family and their nanny Olive as they onslaught to cope with a general celebrity brought by a books in a arise of World War One.

However, with sharpened not scheduled to start until after this year before a late 2017 release, Gleeson will have to wait until 2018 to see if all this hype proves fruitful.

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