“Wallace and Gromit” Creators Back With Early Man

By Creative Media Times

Aardman Animations

“Meet your great, great, great, great…ancestors.” Director Nick Park has another animated comedy guaranteed to make us laugh and smile with “Early Man,” the latest stop-motion animated comedy from Aardman Animations set.

The genius behind the film, Nick Park also created Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run and Shaun the Sheep. He also have four Oscar wins under his belt, one for 1989 animated short comedy mockumentary Creature Comforts, followed by Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (1993), Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave (1994), and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005).

A stellar voice talent is featured in the film, including Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, and Timothy Spall. “Early Man” is set for release by Lionsgate on February 16, 2018 through its Summit Entertainment label.

From the look of the trailer, “Early Man” is another winner for Aardman Animations. Fans of Aardman’s infinitely charming stop-motion brand should also be excited to know that Shaun the Sheep 2 is currently in pre-production.

Here’s a brief synopsis of “Early Man”:

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.