20. Januar 2022 Johannes Wolters

Breaking News: Wallace & Gromit about to return in 2024 premiering on Netflix & BBC

Aardman Animation:
„It’s the news Wallace & Gromit fans have been waiting for – today we’re thrilled to announce that Nick Park’s iconic duo are returning for a new film in 2024!
Nick will be joined by the multi-talented Merlin Crossingham (Creative Director of Wallace & Gromit) in directing the film which sees the ever-thoughtful Gromit becoming concerned that Wallace is a little too dependent on his inventions. When Wallace’s “Smart Gnome” develops a mind of its own, it falls to Gromit to battle sinister forces and save his master…or Wallace may never be able to invent again!
The film will premiere on Netflix globally with the exception of the UK, where it will debut first on the BBC. Who’s excited?“
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Netflix Animation:

„We’re  delighted to announce the return of the iconic Wallace & Gromit. Nick Park is returning to his roots with a new film starring his beloved (and Oscar-winning) characters. The film will premiere exclusively on Netflix around the world except in the UK, where it will debut first on the BBC before also coming to Netflix. Nick has always wanted — indeed needed — to continue the adventures of these two characters that he knows so uniquely well.

Nick will direct alongside Aardman’s Creative Director of Wallace & Gromit, Merlin Crossingham, with Mark Burton onboard to write. Writing and storyboarding have kicked off on the as-yet-untitled film, which is set for a 2024 release.

And beyond these exciting projects, we’re also exploring how we work together on brand new characters and stories to make the classics of tomorrow. We’re excited to share where this journey takes us.“

(Untitled) Wallace & Gromit film:

  • Logline: 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)

(Pictured) Creator and Director of WALLACE & GROMIT, Nick Park. Credit: Matt Crockett / Aardman © 2022

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