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New Wallace & Gromit Short Scheduled for Queen’s Jubilee

New Wallace & Gromit Short Scheduled for Queen's Jubilee

Aardman’s popular stop motion animated characters Wallace and Gromit are expected to debut a new animated short in time for the big Diamond Jubilee of the Queen celebration in the UK. Entitled Wallace & Gromit’s Jubilee Bunt-a-Thon, the short will premiere at National Trust places, which includes local property Belton House in Grantham.

Wallace & Gromit World of Invention on Blu-ray and DVD

Wallace & Gromit World of Invention on Blu-ray and DVD

The lovable duo is BACK! Wallace & Gromit are back and better than ever, in all their claymation glory. The pair returns on the USA Blu-ray and DVD debut of Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention, available March 13th. The six-part series is a collection of the BBC1 TV classic, with a number of amazing, real-world contraptions, as well as their own typical hijinx.

Shaun the Sheep: Spring Shenanigans on DVD January 25th

Shaun the Sheep: Spring Shenanigans on DVD January 25th

On January 25th, Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment will team to release Shaun the Sheep: Spring Shenanigans on DVD. The disc contains seven full length episodes of the Aardman Animation toon, including two that star Timmy. There’s also a large chunk of bonus content, like a Sheep-shearing game, a look into the Timmy Time animated series, and Timmy’s Tune #2. The claymation adventures, from the creators of “Wallace & Gromit,” star Shaun the Sheep, determined to keep his flock out of trouble, even if he has to pull the wool over the farmer’s eyes to do it. Timmy the lamb eats some fertilizer and gets supersized; Pidsley the cat disguises himself as a rampaging cheetah; and Shaun and Bitzer the sheepdog race to keep the nearsighted farmer out of danger.

Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention heads to France Television and Super RTL

Wallace & Gromit's World of Invention heads to France Television and Super RTL

If Aardman Rights has their say, they’ll make World of Invention the most popular Wallace & Gromit toon yet. They’re well on their way to doing so, penning deals with France Television and Super RTL in Germany to bring the live-action and CG animation hybrid series there. Commissioned by BBC One, Wallace and Gromit’s World of Inventions is a science show featuring Aardman’s famous claymation. Wallace will take a humorous look at the real-life contraptions, gadgets, inventors and inventions, with the silent help of Gromit. ToonBarn broke the story of Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention last October, readying the toon fanbase for the upcoming Aardman hit. As if that weren’t enough, France Televisions also picks up the four short Wallace & Gromit films. Sweet deal!

Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures: Fright of the Bumblebees

Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures: Fright of the Bumblebees

Wallace & Gromit have been through a number of adventures in their lifetime, but this might be the coolest yet! Telltale, Inc. is launching a new game series featuring the pair, and the first one has recently become available. Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures: Fright of the Bumblebees is chapter one of a four-part game adventure. Part two will be available in May, three in June, and four in July.

Wallace & Gromit turn 20

Wallace & Gromit

To celebrate the Wallace & Gromit 20th birthday, Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment will be releasing a collection of the silly duo’s works on DVD this coming February.  The collection will include: Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out; Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong; and Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave. Each will include featurettes, contraptions, and audio commentary with creator Nick Park.

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