‘Chicken Run 2’ is an upcoming American animation, adventure, comedy, family film directed by Sam Fell and written by Sam Fell, Karey Kirkpatrick, Peter Lord, John O’Farrell, Nick Park and Rachel Tunnard.
It is produced by Sean Clarke, Sarah Cox, Leyla Hobart, Karey Kirkpatrick, Peter Lord, Nick Park, Steve Pegram, Carla Shelley and Zoe Verrier-Stunt.
It is distributed by Netflix, unlike the first film which was distributed by DreamWorks Animation while they’d been having a partnership with Aardman.
This film is produced by Aardman Animations in partnership with StudioCanal and Lionsgate.
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‘Chicken Run 2’ Cast
- Matilda Ziegler as Ginger
- Donal Gibson as Rocky
- Kari Wahlgren as Molly
- Timothy Spall as Nick
- Phil Daniels as Fetcher
- Greg Salata as Fowler
- Lynn Ferguson as Mac
It was widely assumed Julia Sawalha would reprise her role as Ginger in this sequel, but Sawalha announced that the role was being recast due to her voice sounding ‘too old’.
‘Chicken Run 2’ Plot
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.
‘Chicken Run 2’ Release date
The official announcement didn’t give a release date for when the sequel would arrive on Netflix, but did reveal that the movie would go into production in 2021.
Then we could hope to see it in 2023. That’s pure speculation on our part though, so we’ll update when a release date is confirmed.
The streaming giant will release the film globally, excluding China, and was announced during an ’Annecy Making Of’ panel on the animation festival’s digital platform.
Frequently asked questions
1. What happens at the end of Chicken Run?
Tweedy finds out the chicken’s big scheme to escape on the night they’re all supposed to be turned into pies. The chickens escape in the “crate” (flying machine) they built from their huts (despite Mr. Tweedy’s attempts to stop them), but Mrs. … The chicken farm explodes and releases a cloud of gravy into the air.
2. What are the chickens called in Chicken Run?
Ginger, Bunty, Babs and Fowler are chickens who are trapped on their farm and desperately want to escape. If they don’t produce any eggs for the week, Mr. and Ms. Tweedy will have their heads.
3. Is Chicken Run Based on a true story?
‘Chicken Run is based on an original concept and story by its directors Nick Park and Peter Lord and the claim is strenuously denied. ‘ Aardman has always confidently maintained that the idea came from a one-off sketch by Park of a chicken escaping from a farm.
‘Chicken Run 2’ Trailer
Trailer and any videoclip of this movie is not available. Sorry for this. It’s still very early and the film hasn’t started production yet, so there are no trailers available.
On the original movie’s 20th anniversary, Aardman announced that they had partnered with Netflix for the sequel, with the streaming giant releasing the sequel globally, excluding China.
“Fans around the world have waited patiently for a sequel idea worthy of Chicken Run so we’re delighted to announce, on the 20th anniversary, that we’ve found the perfect story,” said Peter Lord, Aardman co-founder and creative director.
“Netflix feels like the ideal creative partner for this project too: they celebrate the film-maker, which means we can make the film we want to make – the one we really care about – and share it with a global audience.”
‘Chicken Run 2’ is coming out in 2023. According to RadioTimes.com, a limited cinema release is planned alongside its Netflix release. So, you could be able to see the sequel on the big screen whenever it is released.
So, these are the major information about the film. Are you excited to watch it? Let us know in the comments section given at the end of this post.