According to new details about Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey, the horror film based on A.A. Milne’s stories, Pooh and Piglet will consume Eeyore. In 1966, Disney released the short film Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree, the first film in the Winnie the Pooh media franchise based on the books by author A. A. Milne. Milne also modelled the series’ characters on toys that his son, Christopher Milne, used to play with as a kid. Since then, various films and the popular television show The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh have been released.
Pooh, the anthropomorphic teddy bear who has made many pals over the years, including Tigger, Piglet, and Eeyore, to name a few, is at the centre of every film or television show. Piglet is Pooh’s best friend and is normally hesitant, however he does find the courage to assist Pooh on occasion. Tigger is a wacky tiger who jumps around on his tail, whereas Eeyore is a melancholy and depressed grey donkey.
Rhys Frake-Waterfield, the writer and director of Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey, recently spoke with Dread Central about the film’s story points, including the fact that Pooh and Piglet would eat Eeyore. According to Frake-Waterfield, the plot begins with Christopher neglecting to feed Pooh and Piglet as he grows into adulthood, causing them to turn evil. As a result, Piglet and Pooh become increasingly ferocious, to the point that they eat Eeyore to survive. Despite the fact that Eeyore is one of Pooh and Piglet’s first victims, he is far from the last, as their rampage continues throughout the movie.
For many adults who grew up watching Winnie the Pooh films and television shows, as well as slasher aficionados, the film’s premise offers nostalgic enjoyment with a scary edge. Frake-Waterfield is a newbie to the horror genre, having made his breakthrough with Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey. It remains to be seen whether Frake-passion Waterfield’s for the horror genre will be enough to deliver a debut film that lives up to the audience’s high expectations. Viewers will have to decide for themselves whether Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey provides a satisfyingly grisly look at the beloved children’s characters turned nasty.