After a hiatus of more than a decade, the worlds preferred fictitious British developer (or perhaps second after Q from James Bond) and his lovable canine partner are picking up. Today as part of its continuous collaboration with Aardman Animations Netflix revealed the arrival of a brand-new Wallace & & Gromit movie and the long-awaited sequel to Chicken Run.
Due out at some point in 2023, Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget gets after Ginger and Rockys daring escape with the hatching of the couples new chick Molly at their new island sanctuary home. And while Julia Sawalha and Mel Gibson wont be repeating their roles as the leading chickens, Dawn of the Nuggets cast will still include some big-name stars including Thandie Newton (Ginger), Zachary Levi (Rocky) and Bella Ramsey (Molly), the latter of whom is likewise set to play Ellie in HBOs upcoming live-action television adaptation of The Last of Us.
When it comes to the still-untitled Wallace & & Gromit movie, original series developer Nick Park will be returning as director featuring a story written by Park and Mark Burton (Madagascar, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Shaun of the Sheep Movie). Slated to get here nearly two years after The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Wallace and Gromits second feature film focuses on Wallaces newest invention: a “smart gnome” that has established a mind of its own. Queue the hijinx.
Significantly, unlike Dawn of the Nugget which will be an around the world exclusive on Netflix when it begins streaming at some point next year, the brand-new Wallace & & Gromit movie will debut first on the BBC in the UK before appearing on Netflix in all other areas sometime in 2024.
With Aardman and Netlixs stop-motion musical Robin having been just recently shortlisted for the Oscars in the animated short film classification, its great to see a lot more claymation films get the thumbs-up– particularly after the bomb that was 2018s Early Man. That stated, with the original Chicken Run and The Curse of the Were-Rabbit having currently claimed the number one and 2 spots as the highest-grossing stop-motion animated films of all time, Aardman Studios might have a difficult time completing for attention in a time when standard computer-animated movies have controlled the box office.All products suggested by Engadget are selected by our editorial group, independent of our moms and dad company. A few of our stories consist of affiliate links. If you buy something through among these links, we may make an affiliate commission.