'Chicken Run' To Get Sequel 20 Years After Original Movie Premiered

'Chicken Run' To Get Sequel 20 Years After Original Movie Premiered

Chicken Run is getting a sequel for Netflix!

The studio that made the original movie revealed the news on it’s 20 year anniversary, June 23rd.

“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,” Peter Lord, Aardman Co-Founder and Creative Director, said in a statement. “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.”

Netflix UK also confirmed the news in a tweet, “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.”

Here’s a synopsis for the sequel: 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!

You can currently watch the original Chicken Run movie for free with your Hulu subscription!

The sequel will go into production in 2021 and be released by Netflix.

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