In an era where feature animation often feels as if it’s driven solely by computers, it remains heartening for any fans of the medium that Netflix is supporting artists who are willing to tell animated stories with other methods. Last year, two of the streaming service’s standout films—Klaus and I Lost My Body—utilized hand-drawn styles as much as computer animation, using the art form to craft unique stories. Now, just a few weeks into the new year, we have Netflix’s latest domestic feature acquisition, the stop-motion animated A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon. Mouthy title aside, this follow-up to the 2016 Shaun the Sheep Movie is a charming, if somewhat slighter return to the rural countryside where the eponymous sheep gets into mischief.

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a shaun the sheep movie farmageddon trailer

Aardman Animations brings back one of its most beloved characters with A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon. But this sequel to 2015’s Shaun the Sheep The Movie is more than just the classic slapstick and pantomime comedy that we’ve come to love about the character, this time there’s aliens. But don’t worry, they’re the cute, furry kind. Watch the second A Shaun the Sheep Movie Farmageddon trailer below.

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shaun the sheep farmageddon teaser

We’re getting another Shaun the Sheep movie! Aardman Animations has given us an early Christmas present with the arrival of the first Shaun the Sheep: Farmageddon teaser. The teaser reintroduces us to the beloved residents of Mossy Bottom Farm, but with a sci-fi twist: there are aliens now.

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