Wallace and Gromit are the main characters in a series of animations by Aardman Animations. Wallace is an absent-minded inventor while Gromit is his faithful dog. They have starred in several short movies for BBC television in the UK, and one full length feature movie. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is the longest claymation movie ever made. It was created in five years. It stars Peter Sallis as Wallace. Unfortunately the voice actor Peter Sallis has died as of 2017. He is now replaced by Ben Whitehead. In 2022 they announced a new Wallace and Gromit movie along with a sequel to Chicken Run. Not much is known about this new movie but fans it’s in theaters in 2024. The old props from their films like a Grand Day Out and The Wrong Trousers were burned in a unexpected fire in 2005. Along with old story boards. This duo today is one of the most recognizable in claymation history.
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- Gray, Charles (2020-09-27). "How Wallace and Gromit shaped the future of a classic Yorkshire cheese". YorkshireLive. Retrieved 2023-05-20.