Channel 4 in the UK has just released a few key details on their upcoming sequel to the classic animated feature, The Snowman. Based on the classic children’s book by Raymond Briggs, the Snowman sequel follows the Snowman as he introduces is new bestfriend, Snowdog, and shares the magic of the winter wonderland with a new young boy.
“The sequel promises to reunite viewers with Snowman and introduce a new best friend, The Snowdog – complete with odd socks for ears and a satsuma for a nose,” a Channel 4 spokesperson told The Daily Mail.
The sequel will also include new landmarks like the London Eye, which will be depicted on screen. The exact storyline has not been revealed yet, but it was confirmed that Briggs himself will be on board as script consultant.
Puffin is also publishing an e-book to mark the special. Penguin’s managing director Francesca Dow said, “The sequel heralds an exciting time for The Snowman which perfectly captures the magic of childhood and wintery wonder and remains as relevant today as it was 30 years ago. The Snowman and The Snowdog will be as enchanting and memorable as the original and delight fans the world over.”