Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway is an upcoming American live-action/computer-animated comedy film directed by Will Gluck and written by Patrick Burleigh and Gluck, based on the stories of Peter Rabbit created by Beatrix Potter. The film stars the voice of James Corden as the title character, with Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, and David Oyelowo also starring.
It will be released on April 3, 2020.
Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.
- James Corden as Peter Rabbit
- Margot Robbie as Flopsy, Narrator
- Daisy Ridley as Cottontail
- Elizabeth Debicki as Mopsy
- Colin Moody as Benjamin Bunny
- T.J. Miller as Barnabas
On May 4, 2018, it was announced that Sony Pictures had started the development of the sequel to 2018 film Peter Rabbit. In February 2019, it was announced David Oyelowo had joined the cast of the film, with Byrne and Gleeson reprising their roles from the first.
Principal photography began in February 2019.
- Peter Rabbit will be the seventh Sony Pictures Animation film to become a franchise, following Open Season, The Smurfs, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Hotel Transylvania, Surf's Up and Goosebumps. and the eighth being Flat Tony unorderly though.
- Sony Pictures Animation will not be involved with this film, despite the fact that they produced the first film.