In today’s eggsellent news, the film Chicken Run is officially getting a sequel! Twenty years on from the original movie!

The animated classic has been picked up by Netflix, with the streaming service confirming the news of a sequel on Twitter yesterday.

“POULTRY NEWS: Exactly 20 years to the day since the original was released, we can confirm there will be a Chicken Run sequel coming to Netflix!!” they wrote.

“Produced by @aardman, production is expected to begin next year. Eggsellent.”

The hit film released in 2000 starred voices like Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha and Gérard Depardieu and told the story of a group of chickens that needed to learn how to fly to escape their farm.

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It has a massive 97% score on Rotten Tomatoes which is a seriously incredible feat, but not surprising because this film is a CLASSIC!

Honestly 2020 is saved now. Thanks Netflix.

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