Netflix, who acquired the rights to Chicken Run 2 last year, have shared that the new film’s title is Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget. The original stop-motion animated film debuted in 2000 and starred Mel Gibson and Julia Sawalha, both of whom have been replaced for the sequel by Zachary Levi and Thandiwe Newton, respectively. You can read the full synopsis of the film, which is being directed by Flushed Away‘s Sam Fell, below:
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,” reads the synopsis. “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!
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