Chicken Run: Nugget Dawn - The epic return of Aardman's feathered heroines

Chicken Run: Nugget Dawn - The epic return of Aardman's feathered heroines

After a long wait, the daring heroines of Aardman's backyard are ready to take flight again in an extraordinary adventure. “Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nuggets" (original title: Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget ) will make its world premiere at the 67th BFI London Film Festival from 4-15 October, in association with American Express. The gala screening, scheduled for Saturday 14 October at the Southbank Center's Royal Festival Hall, is supported by the Mayor of London and Film London.

A Premier on the British Mainland

Sam Fell, the film's director, expressed great enthusiasm for the London premiere, noting the talent and ingenuity of the Aardman team and the never-ending passion of the Netflix team. “We've gone to great lengths to make this film a gift to both longtime fans and a new generation experiencing 'Chicken Run' for the first time,” Fell said.

The Synopsis: The Adventure Continues

After a daring escape from the Tweedy farm, Ginger has finally found her paradise: a peaceful island away from the dangers of the human world. Everything seems perfect when she and Rocky become parents to a little chick named Molly. However, a new and terrible threat looms over the gallinaceous genus. Ginger and her team are willing to put their hard-won freedom on the line – this time, the chickens are getting into the action!

A Stellar Cast and Award Winning Direction

Produced by the award-winning Aardman and directed by Academy Award and BAFTA nominated Sam Fell, this highly anticipated sequel boasts an exceptional cast: Thandiwe Newton voices Ginger, Zachary Levi is Rocky, while Bella Ramsey brings Molly to life.

The London Film Industry in Celebration

Justine Simons OBE, Deputy Mayor for Culture and Creative Industries, expressed great enthusiasm for the film's premiere. “This highly anticipated sequel showcases Aardman's award-winning creativity in a family film that's packed with laughter and fun.”

A Global Launch on Netflix

Coinciding with the world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival, premiere screenings will also be staged in a number of cinemas across the UK. “Chicken Run: Nugget Dawn” will be available globally on Netflix on December 15.

In conclusion, “Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nuggets” promises to be another stop-motion masterpiece that will win the hearts of children and adults around the world, further solidifying Aardman's reputation as one of the most innovative studios in planet animation.

Technical data

Original title Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget
Original language English
Country of Production USA, UK, France
Year 2023
Duration 97 min
Relationship 1,85:1
Gender animation, comedy, adventure
Regia Sam fel
Subject Karey Kirkpatrick, John O'Farrell
Film script Karey Kirkpatrick, John O'Farrell, Rachel Tunnard
Producer Steve Pegram, Leyla Hobart
Production house Aardman Animations, Pathé, StudioCanal
Distribution in Italian Netflix
Music Harry Gregson-Williams

Original voice actors
Thandiwe Newton: Gaia
Zachary LeviRocky Bulboa
Bella RamseyMolly
Romesh Ranganathan: I care
Daniel Mays: Look
David BradleyCedrone
Jane HorrocksBaba
Imelda Staunton: Sorry
Lynn FergusonVon
Josie Sedgwick-Davies: Frizzle
Nick MohammedDoctor Fry