As for the still-untitled Wallace & & Gromit movie, initial series developer 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 nearly 20 years after The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Wallace and Gromits second feature-length film focuses on Wallaces most current invention: a “wise gnome” that has actually established a mind of its own. Queue the hijinx.
Notably, unlike Dawn of the Nugget which will be a worldwide exclusive on Netflix when it begins streaming sometime next year, the brand-new Wallace & & Gromit movie will debut initially on the BBC in the UK prior to appearing on Netflix in all other areas at some point in 2024.
With Aardman and Netlixs stop-motion musical Robin having been just recently shortlisted for the Oscars in the animated brief movie category, its good to see much more claymation movies 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 traditional computer-animated movies have dominated package office.All items recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories consist of affiliate links. We may make an affiliate commission if you purchase something through one of these links.
After a hiatus of more than a decade, the worlds favorite fictitious British inventor (or perhaps second after Q from James Bond) and his lovable canine partner are making a comeback. Today as part of its continuous collaboration 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 brand-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 TV adaptation of The Last of United States.