"Every British child falls in love with Peter Rabbit sooner or later. I hope that a new generation will see this film and rediscover the incredible books and storytelling of Beatrix Potter and fall in love with the character as I did. That's why I wanted to be part of this film," Corden said in a statement, announcing this week's 2 1/2-minute preview, which shows Peter trying to escape Mr. McGregor's clutches.
"In making this film, we've always felt as humble custodians entrusted with Peter's legacy. My parents introduced Peter to me, and I, in turn, introduced him to my own children -- and it's my great honor to be directing a film that will bring him to cinemas everywhere," Gluck added.
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