Luke Treadaway stars in A Christmas Present From Bob (Image: Andreas Lambis)
Luke Treadaway, star of A Road Cat Named Bob and its sequel A Christmas Present From Bob has paid tribute to its a lot beloved feline star.
Bob the cat impressed the vastly fashionable guide written by his proprietor and finest buddy James Bowen who, at his lowest level, took Bob in when he discovered him deserted on the road. The guide was then changed into a movie in 2016 starring Luke as James.
The follow-up sees James replicate on how he and Bob managed whereas dwelling on the streets throughout certainly one of James’ hardest occasions, and the way they discovered in regards to the which means of Christmas spirit alongside the best way.
Sadly the a lot beloved cat died in June aged ‘at least 14’, and Luke feels A Christmas Present from Bob is ideal tribute.
He instructed Metro.co.uk: ‘It was actually, actually, actually unhappy to listen to information about Bob passing away earlier this yr. It’s with a really heavy coronary heart that you simply watch this now or take into consideration him once more now.
‘On the identical time, what a wonderful and distinctive technique to seize one cat’s life right here on this planet for a couple of years after which two movies.
Bob the cat, who died in June, stars within the sequel (Image: Andreas Lambis)
Creator James Bowen turned his life with Bob into books (Image: Getty Pictures)
‘I feel by no means has by no means has a cat walked on this earth with out a lot paintings and artistic issues coming from its life.’
Luke has private expertise of the shut bond between folks and their pets, which is what he feels make the movie ‘common’ by ‘taking the sting off the world barely’.
‘I had a ginger Tom Cat known as Ralph,’ Luke shared, ‘he was he was the principle the principle cat of my childhood.
‘What James and Bob went by and skilled, their bond is clearly notably distinctive and particular, however I feel it’s a really common factor to narrate to.’
A Christmas Present From Bob is out in cinemas and accessible to hire now.