Domhnall Gleeson has been tipped to play Winnie Pooh creator A.A. Milne in his latest flick.
Directed by Simon Curtis, the flame-haired actor is reported to be in talks to play the writer in biopic Goodbye Christopher Robin.
According to Deadline, the flick will follow the relationship between the author and his son, which leads to the creation of Winnie the Pooh.
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The writer famously named the characters of Winnie the Pooh after his son Robin’s toys – including Tigger, Eyeore and Piglet.
The pair initially had a difficult relationship which will serve as the inspiration for the character of Christopher Robin.
The news comes after the Malahide native was confirmed for a new Netflix movie that tells the story of US satirical magazine National Lampoon.