It’s been 20 years when the animated film titled Chicken Run released in the theaters. The stop motion film was directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park. David Sproxton, Lord, and Park, produced the flick. It features the voices of stars like Julia Sawalha, Tony Haygarth, Miranda Richardson, Mel Gibson, and Phil Daniels. It tells the story of a group of chickens whose owners are trying to convert them into chicken pies. So the chickens wanted to escape from the farm.
After its release, critics and audiences praise the flick for a story, animation quality, and creativity. Now, after so many years, the sequel is coming. So catch every detail about it here:
Chicken Run Sequel In The Works
After two decades, it was announced officially that the sequel of the 2000 Chicken Run is in development at Netflix. Director of the original film, Peter Lord, announced the sequel. He said in a statement: ‘We’re happy to declare, on the 20th anniversary, that we have discovered the accurate story.’
Right now, there are very fewer details on the sequel, and Lord will be the executive producer, and Nick Park have a consulting part.
Netflix did not reveal a release date for the sequel of the animated film. Only, it is known that the production will commence next year so we have to wait for it for a longer time. Sources said that it will release sometime in 2022. Netflix also shared the news on social media, have a look:
POULTRY NEWS: Exactly 20 years to the day since the original was released, we can confirm there will be a Chicken Run sequel coming to Netflix!! Produced by @aardman, production is expected to begin next year. Eggsellent.
— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) June 23, 2020
We noticed in the original movie that the chickens succeed in escaping from the farm and saved from being cooked by their owner Mrs. Tweedy. Then after fleeing from the farm, the chickens are free and begin a new life in the wild.
As per the creators, Chicken Run 2 will center on the story of Ginger and Rocky. They both are now present on the island sanctuary. When their daughter Molly is born, then they discover back on the region, chickens are in difficulty again. It is not known whether the original stars will return to lend their voices or new stars will appear for it.