“Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget” Overview: Release Date, Cast, Trailer, Where to Watch

Over two decades since the stop-motion movie “Chicken Run” made its debut, the sequel, “Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget,” is set to reintroduce some of the original chickens, alongside new characters and a fresh setting, marking a revival of the series in 2023.

Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget

While the initial movie was produced by DreamWorks Animation, the 2023 sequel, “Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget,” was produced by Aardman Animations and Netflix Animation.

Helmed by director Sam Fell, the storyline of “Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget” unfolds with Ginger, voiced by Thandiwe Newton, leading a tranquil life alongside others at an island sanctuary after their escape from the egg farm in the original movie. However, the peace is soon disrupted.

The film summary from Netflix states, “Back on the mainland, the entire chicken community encounters a new and formidable threat. For Ginger and her team, even if it means jeopardizing their own hard-earned freedom, this time, they’re breaking in!”

When is the release date for ‘Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget’?

Twenty-three years after the original “Chicken Run” graced theaters, the sequel “Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget” will be available for streaming starting on Friday, Dec. 15.

How to Watch ‘Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget’

“Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget” has been showing in select theaters since December 8 and will be accessible for streaming starting December 15 on Netflix, which secured the distribution rights for the movie.

Who comprises the cast of ‘Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget?’

Several familiar voices from the 2000’s “Chicken Run,” such as Lunn Ferguson as Mac, Jane Horrocks as Babs, and Imelda Staunton as Bunty, are reprising their roles in the sequel. However, the cast of the 2023 movie will also introduce new voices that you may recognize.

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