Fans have anticipated the sequel to the 2000’s animated comedy movie Chicken Run for a long. Now, two decades later, it is picked up for a sequel by Netflix. Chicken Run 2 will focus on Ginger, who is more than exhilarated to live in a human-free paradise, with only chickens around. Netflix has partnered up with the production studio Aardman Animations to proceed with the sequel. StudioCanal and Lionsgate are also involved in the production. Sam Fell will be helming this comedy-adventure flick. Here a key details you need to keep up with about Chicken Run 2.
When will Chicken Run 2 Drop on Netflix?
As of now, no release date is revealed for Chicken Run 2 yet. However, as per the reports, the movie was scheduled to initiate production in 2021. It is speculated that ‘Chicken Run 2’ will release in 2023. However, it is just speculation, and nothing is officially confirmed as of yet. Netflix revealed the big ‘poultry news’ about the sequel exactly 20 years after the original movie was released.
Besides Netflix, the stakeholders are also planning to give it a limited theatrical release. Hence, you may be able to catch it up in theatres too.
Who is in the Plot of Chicken Run 2?
For the forthcoming sequel, the cast details have not been officially revealed yet. However, the official synopsis points at the return of Rocky and Ginger. In the original movie, these characters were voiced by Mel Gibson and Julia Sawalha, respectively. But, it is still to be confirmed yet. As the synopsis also reveals the return of the “whole flock,” hence, one can escape most of the characters to return.
It may possibly include Mac by Lynn Ferguson, Bunty by Imelda Staunton, and Babs by Jane Horrocks. In 2017, Benjamin Whitrow, who had voiced the chicken character, Fowler, had passed away. Nick by Timothy Spall and Fetcher by Phil Daniels is the crafty rats in the previous movie. These were the prime characters in the previous movie; however, who will be returning to the sequel is still under wraps. To date, Chicken Run is right up the charts as the highest-grossing, stop motion animation feature flick.
What is the Plot of the Sequel to Chicken Run?
The plot synopsis available for the sequel gives quick insights about what to expect from it. Ginger’s dream comes true after she escapes from the farm of Tweedy. She defies death with her escape and lives in a human-free paradise, on an island, with the entire flock. Rocky and Ginger hatch Molly, their little girl. It seems that Ginger’s life has come full circle, and her life seems to be complete with the perfect ending.
But, the mainland where they come from, a new engulfing threat jeopardizes the lives of chicken-kind. Ginger and the flock will be risking the hard-earned freedom to break in.
Is the Trailer Out?
The production of Chicken Run 2 is scheduled to begin in 2021. As of now, no trailer for the sequel is available yet. There are no footage available as well. Paul Kewley and Steve Pegram will be serving as producers, whereas John O’Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick are the screenwriters. While it is still a long way to watch Chicken Run 2 on the screens, meanwhile you can catch the original movie on Amazon Prime Video.
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