After a hiatus of more than a years, the worlds preferred fictitious British creator (or possibly 2nd after Q from James Bond) and his adorable canine sidekick are making a comeback. Today as part of its ongoing partnership with Aardman Animations Netflix announced the arrival of a new Wallace & & Gromit motion picture and the long-awaited follow up to Chicken Run.
Due out at some point in 2023, Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget chooses up 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 will not be reprising their roles as the leading chickens, Dawn of the Nuggets cast will still include some big-name stars consisting of Thandie Newton (Ginger), Zachary Levi (Rocky) and Bella Ramsey (Molly), the latter of whom is also set to play Ellie in HBOs upcoming live-action television adjustment of The Last of United States.
As for the still-untitled Wallace & & Gromit motion picture, original series developer Nick Park will be returning as director including 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 twenty years after The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Wallace and Gromits second feature-length movie focuses on Wallaces newest development: a “smart gnome” that has actually established a mind of its own. Queue the hijinx.
Especially, unlike Dawn of the Nugget which will be an around the world unique on Netflix when it starts streaming sometime next year, the new Wallace & & Gromit movie will debut initially on the BBC in the UK prior to appearing on Netflix in all other areas sometime in 2024.
With Aardman and Netlixs stop-motion musical Robin having actually been just recently shortlisted for the Oscars in the animated short film classification, its nice to see a lot more claymation motion pictures get the thumbs-up– specifically after the bomb that was 2018s Early Man. That said, with the original Chicken Run and The Curse of the Were-Rabbit having currently declared the number one and two spots as the highest-grossing stop-motion animated movies of perpetuity, Aardman Studios might have a difficult time contending for attention in a time when conventional computer-animated movies have controlled package office.All items suggested by Engadget are picked by our editorial team, independent of our moms and dad business. A few of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we might earn an affiliate commission.