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New Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run movies are coming to Netflix

After a hiatus of more than a years, the worlds preferred fictitious British creator (or possibly 2nd after Q from James Bond) and his lovable canine partner are rebounding. Today as part of its ongoing partnership with Aardman Animations Netflix announced 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 bold 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 likewise set to play Ellie in HBOs upcoming live-action TV adjustment of The Last of United States.

As for the still-untitled Wallace & & Gromit motion picture, initial series creator Nick Park will be returning as director including a story composed by Park and Mark Burton (Madagascar, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Shaun of the Sheep Movie). Slated to get here almost twenty years after The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Wallace and Gromits 2nd feature-length movie revolves around Wallaces latest creation: a “clever gnome” that has actually developed a mind of its own. Queue the hijinx.
Significantly, unlike Dawn of the Nugget which will be a worldwide special on Netflix when it starts streaming at some point next year, the brand-new Wallace & & Gromit movie will debut first on the BBC in the UK before ending up being available on Netflix in all other regions at some point in 2024.
With Aardman and Netlixs stop-motion musical Robin having actually been recently shortlisted for the Oscars in the animated brief 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 said, with the initial Chicken Run and The Curse of the Were-Rabbit having currently claimed the number one and two spots as the highest-grossing stop-motion animated films of perpetuity, Aardman Studios may have a difficult time competing for attention in a time when conventional computer-animated films have actually controlled the box office.All items suggested by Engadget are selected by our editorial group, independent of our parent business. Some of our stories consist of affiliate links. We may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase something through one of these links.