Wallace & Gromit are returning to the screen once more, over a decade after their last special A Matter Of Loaf And Death aired.
BBC confirms that a spin-off of the comedy series is being planned and will be launched for Christmas 2024.
The spin-off will come from the creative team at Aardman, who are also behind the popular children’s TV series Shaun The Sheep.
They’re back! Wallace & Gromit are returning to the screen once more, over a decade after their last special aired
Gromit is concerned that Wallace may have become dependent upon his inventions in the upcoming movie.
Wallace discovers that a smart, intelligent gnome can be created and has its own mind.
Gromit must put aside all his doubts to defeat sinister forces as events spiral outof control. Wallace might never again be able invent.
The film, made by animation powerhouse Aardman, follows the latest Shaun the Sheep caper The Flight Before Christmas, a Wallace & Gromit spin-off which aired on BBC One last year.
A new film is being made: This comedy franchise will be making a comeback. The BBC has confirmed that a spin-off of the show is underway and is scheduled for Christmas 2024
Charlotte Moore, chief content officer at the BBC, said: ‘It’s incredibly exciting to be taking British audiences on a cracking new adventure with Wallace & Gromit and to be continuing our long relationship with Aardman and Nick Park following the success of Shaun the Sheep this Christmas.’
Sean Clarke is the managing director at Aardman. He said: “Wallace and Gromit have been so beloved by all of us at Aardman. They’re like our family to us. We couldn’t feel more excited about creating a new movie for them to star.
“When Nick first came up with the idea for the’smart’ gnome, everyone agreed that Wallace would love it despite Gromit’s warnings. Gromit is wiser than his dog years. We are certain that audiences will also find this story appealing.
Franchise: The Aardman creative team behind Shaun The Sheep, a popular TV show for children, will be the one to create the spin-off.
It consists of 4 short films as well as a feature-length movie. There are also many TV adaptations and spin-offs.
The feature film, The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit, is the second highest-grossing stop-motion animated film of all time with $192.6 million.
This film will be shown on Netflix and the BBC UK.
Upcoming: The film will premiere on the BBC in the UK and on Netflix in the rest of the world