Aardman Animation’s Shaun the Sheep Movie, directed by Mark Burton and Richard Starzak, finally has a U.S. release date: August 7, 2015. The announcement was made on the Twitter account of its American distributor Lionsgate:
Greetings America! Get ready to meet Shaun the Sheep – The global phenomenon movie is coming to theaters August 7! pic.twitter.com/1J0MQHF2W0
— Lionsgate Movies (@lionsgatemovies) April 24, 2015
The British stop-motion movie is based on the Shaun the Sheep TV series, which itself is a spinoff of the Wallace & Gromit franchise. Since the film’s release in February, it has grossed $54 million internationally.