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Hugh Bonneville Thanks President Zelensky for ‘Paddington’ Voice

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Hugh Bonneville and Volodymyr Zelensky.
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A shock connection. Paddington star Hugh Bonneville thanked Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky for voicing the titular bear in a global model of the movie.

“Till right this moment I had no concept who offered the voice of @paddingtonbear in Ukraine,” the Downton Abbey alum, 58, wrote by way of Twitter on Sunday, February 27. “Talking for myself, thanks, President Zelenskiy.” The next day, the movie’s manufacturing firm, Studio Canal, confirmed that Zelensky, 44, voiced the beloved bear for each 2014’s Paddington and its 2017 sequel.

Whereas it could appear unusual {that a} world chief offered the voice for a marmalade-loving bear in a kids’s film, Zelensky was a profitable actor and comic in his dwelling nation previous to profitable the 2019 presidential election. After incomes a regulation diploma, the statesman pursued a profession in present enterprise, even founding a manufacturing firm, Kvartal 95, in 2003. Zelensky foreshadowed his eventual profession in politics in 2015 when he produced and starred within the satirical TV present Servant of the Individuals, during which he performed a high-school historical past instructor who turns into the unlikely president of Ukraine.

In March 2018, he cofounded the Servant of the Individuals political celebration, named after the favored present, and in December of that 12 months, Zelensky led a profitable marketing campaign to unseat the previous president, Petro Poroshenko. He was inaugurated in Could 2019.

Bonneville is much from the one star to share their assist for Zelensky following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “The president of Ukraine was a comic book. He was an exquisite comedian performer, and we should always respect that [about] him,” Brian Cox stated because the Succession solid accepted the perfect ensemble honor on the Display Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, February 27.

Michael Keaton, who gained for his efficiency in Dopesick, additionally took a second to again Zelensky on the SAG Awards, saying: “We now have a fellow actor in Zelensky, who deserves some credit score for preventing the struggle.”

As Russian troops started invading Ukraine on Thursday, February 24, Dancing With the Stars alum Maksim Chmerkovskiy gave followers a have a look at what was occurring in his dwelling nation. “Everybody hoped that the finality of the scenario can be averted,” the dancer, 42, stated in an Instagram video filmed within the nation’s capital, Kyiv. “Actually, I’m getting actually emotional. It’s been a little bit troublesome. You understand me, I keep sturdy. And I don’t present it, however I need to return dwelling.”

Two days later, Chmerkovskiy confirmed that he was in “a really secure place,” earlier than opening up concerning the emotional toll of witnessing the assaults. “This can be a warfare. This can be a loopy scenario. It’s insane and I’m shedding my closing little issues,” the World of Dance host stated by way of his Instagram Story on Sunday. “This isn’t a cry for assist. I’m a giant boy. I can deal with myself… however I’m beginning to not have the ability to simply form of preserve my head.”

He continued: “The fact is, I simply need to go dwelling. I’m simply hoping for a secure ending to all of it.”

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