Stop Motion Animation Movies and Shows Coming Soon to Netflix

Stop motion has seen some resurgence in recent years, with Netflix encouraging projects like Aardman and releasing incredible titles like The House. More are on the way, so let’s take a look at the stop motion shows and movies coming to Netflix.

Before diving into what’s next, you might want to go back and watch some of Netflix’s other stop motion content. Good examples include:

  • The House
  • Rilakkuma and Kaoru
  • I lost my body
  • The little Prince
  • robin robin
  • Love, death and robots
  • Various Shaun the Sheep entries, including shows and movies

Pinocchio

Expected release in 2022

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Guillermo Del Toro leads this stop-motion project that adapts the classic Pinnochio tale. He conducts alongside Mark Gustafson who is known for his sublime Fantastic Mr. Fox movie.

Here’s what you can expect from the new movie:

“Drawing inspiration from Carlo Collodi’s classic tale, this stop-motion musical follows the extraordinary journey of a wooden boy who magically comes to life thanks to a father’s wish. Set during the rise of fascism in Mussolini’s Italy, Pinocchio del Toro is a tale of love and disobedience as Pinocchio struggles to live up to his father’s expectations.

Development has been ongoing for a long time, with the casting having been announced in August 2020. Among the actors reunited for the film are Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, Cate Blanchett and Ron Perlman.


The Rilakkuma Theme Park Adventure

Expected release in 2022

Rilakkuma Theme Park Adventure

Rilakkuma and Kaoru will receive a new spin-off series in 2022 with the release of The Rilakkuma Theme Park Adventure with Masahito Kobayashi directing the title slice of life in stop motion.

The series was first announced at Netflix’s anime festival. Here’s what you can expect:

“The series depicts an active day of incidents and meetings that take place when Rilakkuma, Korilakkuma, Kiiroitori, and Kaoru go to play at an amusement park that is about to close.”


Wendell and savage

Expected release in 2022

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Henry Selick, perhaps best known for his work on Nightmare Before Christmas and Carolin will bring his next feature to Netflix in 2022. Jordan Peele is on board to write the project as well as voice alongside longtime collaborator Keegan Michael Key.

The new film (which has seen many accumulation on youtube with various music playlists) is about two demon brothers who manage to escape from the Underworld and have to hide while being chased by a “demon-dust”.


chicken coop 2

Coming to Netflix in 2023

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First announced a few years ago, the lid has been lifted on some of the key details for the sequel to the 2000 stop motion film released by Dreamworks.

Now Netflix is ​​taking the reins and ready to release next called Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget.

Some of the voice actors in the film include Zachary Levi, Thandiwe Newton, Bella Ramsey, Jane Horrocks, Imelda Staunton and others.


Wallace and Gromit

Expected to arrive on Netflix in 2024

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First released in the UK in 1989, Wallace & Gromit will move on to Netflix (and the BBC in the UK) for a new feature to be released in 2024.

The new film will be directed by Nick Park and Merlin Crossingham and will see “Gromit worrying that Wallace is a little too reliant on his inventions.”


ONI

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This hybrid series will mix CGI and stop motion in Japanese mythology. It comes from the Tonko House animation studio in Japan with Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi serving as creator and showrunner.


Just to tidy up a bit, you might remember a Taika Waititi project called Bubbles that was in development at Starburns Industries. This project has since canceled in 2019 without knowing if it will ever see the light of day.

What stop-motion project are you most looking forward to watching on Netflix in the years to come? Let us know in the comments below.