Aardman and Netflix have partnered with two new films on the way.
It’s no yolk! Netflix is reteaming with Aardman for two exciting new films — a new Wallace & Gromit movie from Nick Park in 2024, and the long-awaited Chicken Run sequel, CHICKEN RUN: DAWN OF THE NUGGET, coming next year.
Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget , starring Thandiwe Newton, Zachary Levi and Bella Ramsey, revisits your favourite chickens Ginger and Rocky plus a whole coop of new friends. Hatching only on Netflix in 2023.
About Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget:
Having pulled off a death-defying escape from Tweedy’s farm, Ginger has finally found her dream – a peaceful island sanctuary for the whole flock, far from the dangers of the human world. When she and Rocky hatch a little girl called Molly, Ginger’s happy ending seems complete. But back on the mainland the whole of chicken-kind faces a new and terrible threat. For Ginger and her team, even if it means putting their own hard-won freedom at risk – this time, they’re breaking in!
Cast: Thandiwe Newton (Ginger), Zachary Levi (Rocky), Bella Ramsey (Molly), Jane Horrocks (Babs), Imelda Staunton (Bunty), Lynn Ferguson (Mac), Josie Sedgwick-Davies (Frizzle), David Bradley (Fowler), Romesh Ranganathan (Nick), Daniel Mays (Fetcher) and Nick Mohammed (Dr Fry)
Directed by: Sam Fell (Flushed Away, The Tale of Despereaux, ParaNorman).
Executive Produced by: Peter Lord, Carla Shelley, Karey Kirkpatrick and Nick Park are returning as executive producers.
Produced by: Steve Pegram (Arthur Christmas) and Leyla Hobart.
Script by: Karey Kirkpatrick, John O’Farrell and Rachel Tunnard.
About (Untitled) Wallace & Gromit film:
Gromit’s concern that Wallace has become over-dependant on his inventions proves justified, when Wallace invents a “smart gnome” that seems to develop a mind of its own…As events spiral out of control, it falls to Gromit to put aside his qualms and battle sinister forces – or Wallace may never be able to invent again!
Directed by: Nick Park (Creator of Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep)and Merlin Crossingham (2nd Unit Director, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and Animation Director, Early Man)
Story by: Nick Park and Mark Burton (Madagascar, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Shaun the Sheep Movie)
Screenplay by: Mark Burton
Produced by: Claire Jennings (Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and Coraline)