headline Netflix‘s animation board at Annecy International 2023 are Aardman‘s next franchise installment Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget, and the little movie that could Nimona.
io9 has followed extensively Nimona‘s journey from the defunct Blue Sky Animation Studios to be picked up by Netflix. The movie over ND Stevenson (Netflix’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power) features a prominent LGBTQIA+ story about a knight who is “framed with a crime he didn’t commit and the only person who can help him prove his innocence is Nimona, a shape-shifting teenager.” , who may also be a monster he’s sworn to kill,” reads the official synopsis. “Set in a techno-medieval world that animation has never addressed before, this is a story about the labels we associate with humans and the shapeshifter who refuses to be defined by anyone.”
The streamer revealed its film and series contributions to French Animation Fest today, detailed by What’s on Netflixled by them two big titles. Oother movies included Lion, An “exhausted 74-year-old lizard Leo has been stuck in the same Florida classroom with his reservoir mate turtle for decades. When he learns he has only a year to live, he plans to flee to experience life outside, but instead becomes embroiled in the problems of his anxious students – including an incredibly mean substitute teacher The Monkey Kingwhich “follows a monkey and his magical quarterstaff as they join forces on an epic quest pitting them against gods, demons, dragons and the greatest enemy of all, the monkey’s own ego!”
On the content side of the series, Netflix will debut blue-eyed samurai, the story of a half-breed master of the sword in Edo-era Japan and the highly anticipated adaptation of the hilarious card game exploding kittens, which will take gameplay into an “eternal conflict between heaven and hell” that will “reach epic proportions as both god and devil are sent to earth –in the bodies of fat domestic cats.” Say no more, count us among them!
The The Annecy International Animation Film Festival will take place in France from June 11th to 17th, 2023.
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