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Paul McCartney's kids book will be adapted into an animated Netflix movie

film 12/12/2019

Sir Paul McCartney is adding yet another point to his CV after it has been revealed that he has teamed up with the writer of children's film, Paddington, to work on a new movie for Netflix.

The movie, named High In The Clouds, will feature McCartney as an executive producer, and he will also provide original new songs for the movie, which is based on a children's novel that he wrote with Geoff Dunbar and Philip Ardagh.

A preview of one of the chapters in the book.

The plot involves an imaginative teenage squirrel named Wirral who finds himself pulled into a ramshackle gang of teenage rebels who live high in the clouds. He accidentally antagonises Gretsch the owl, the tyrannical leader who steals the voice of anyone who upstages her.

Gregg Taylor, Netflix Director of Original Animated Films, told Variety that "Bringing the world a new animated film from the heart and mind of the brilliant Paul McCartney is undoubtedly one of the greatest thrills we've experienced at Netflix. We're beyond grateful to be partnering with Nicolas and the Gaumont team on High in the Clouds and with Tim at the helm, this whimsical story celebrating individuality and the unifying