After a hiatus of more than a decade, the worlds preferred fictitious British creator (or possibly 2nd after Q from James Bond) and his adorable canine sidekick are rebounding. Today as part of its continuous partnership with Aardman Animations Netflix revealed the arrival of a new Wallace & & Gromit film and the long-awaited follow up 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 wont be repeating their functions as the leading chickens, Dawn of the Nuggets cast will still feature 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 TV adjustment of The Last of Us.
When it comes to the still-untitled Wallace & & Gromit motion picture, original 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 arrive almost 20 years after The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Wallace and Gromits 2nd feature film revolves around Wallaces latest innovation: a “wise gnome” that has developed a mind of its own. Queue the hijinx.
Notably, unlike Dawn of the Nugget which will be a worldwide special on Netflix when it begins streaming sometime next year, the new Wallace & & Gromit film will debut initially on the BBC in the UK before appearing on Netflix in all other areas 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 movie category, its good to see much more claymation motion pictures get the green light– specifically after the bomb that was 2018s Early Man. That said, with the initial Chicken Run and The Curse of the Were-Rabbit having already claimed the top and 2 spots as the highest-grossing stop-motion animated movies of all time, Aardman Studios may have a difficult time contending for attention in a time when standard computer-animated movies have dominated the box office.All items suggested by Engadget are picked by our editorial group, independent of our moms and dad company. Some of our stories consist of affiliate links. If you purchase something through among these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.