Wallace & Gromit To Star In R-Rated 'Gangsta' Movie
Aardman Animation has announced a new entry in their popular Wallace
& Gromit franchise, ‘N’ Da Hood’. The film is the first co-production
between Aardman and new American business partner Iris Slate. In a
controversial move, the new film will push the duo further than ever
before. After one of Wallace’s inventions is stolen by a group of
‘hoodies’, he and Gromit must follow the gang through the back alleys
and slums of the town to take back the invention before a fatal flaw
causes a nuclear explosion.
The five picture deal with Iris Slate is Aardman’s first branching out
into cross-Atlantic co-productions since DreamWorks terminated their
earlier contract. Iris Slate representative Shannon Gaines comments that
“We are tremendously enthused to be in union with such a talented group
as Aardman. They bring with them a stable of classic characters whilst
we hope to offer them the needed expertise to maximize their exposure to
American audiences. This truly is the start of a new and exciting era for
both us and the existing audiences”.
‘Wallace & Gromit N’ Da Hood ‘ is currently slated for a 2012 release.