The British animation studio Aardman, which created such famous cartoons as “Chicken Run”, “Wallace and Gromit” and “Shaun the Sheep”, is faced with a shortage of plasticine, reports film.ru citing The Telegraph.
The only supplier of plasticine for the studio was the Newplast company, located in the English town of Torquay. Currently, the production of plasticine at the enterprise has been completely stopped.
Aardman animators have already used all the remaining clay to create the new “Wallace and Gromit”, which will be released in 2024.
It is currently unknown when supplies of plasticine will resume.
Aardman's next project, a sequel to “Chicken Run”, will be released on Netflix on December 15.