After a hiatus of more than a years, the worlds favorite fictitious British developer (or potentially 2nd after Q from James Bond) and his adorable canine sidekick are making a resurgence. Today as part of its continuous partnership with Aardman Animations Netflix announced 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 daring escape with the hatching of the couples new chick Molly at their brand-new island sanctuary home. And while Julia Sawalha and Mel Gibson will not be repeating their roles as the leading chickens, Dawn of the Nuggets cast will still feature some prominent 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.
When it comes to the still-untitled Wallace & & Gromit film, 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 arrive practically 20 years after The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Wallace and Gromits second feature film focuses on Wallaces newest development: a “clever gnome” that has established a mind of its own. Queue the hijinx.
Especially, unlike Dawn of the Nugget which will be an around the world special on Netflix when it begins streaming at some point next year, the brand-new Wallace & & Gromit film will debut initially on the BBC in the UK before appearing 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 short movie category, its nice to see much more claymation motion pictures get the thumbs-up– specifically after the bomb that was 2018s Early Man. That stated, with the initial Chicken Run and The Curse of the Were-Rabbit having already declared the primary and two areas as the highest-grossing stop-motion animated films of all time, Aardman Studios might have a difficult time competing for attention in a time when conventional computer-animated films have actually controlled package office.All products advised by Engadget are selected by our editorial group, independent of our parent business. Some of our stories include affiliate links. We might make an affiliate commission if you buy something through one of these links.