Category: Chicken Run

Open Post: Hosted By Henny Penny, The Hen Who Infiltrated The Pentagon

February 5, 2022 / Posted by:

Contrary to all those heist films from the 90s and 00s, most government buildings are very difficult to break into. In order to pull off something like that, you need a foolproof plan, a brilliant mind, and a healthy dose of luck. Or you could be Henny Penny the chicken (and the best Henny Penny since Rose Nylund’s Henny Penny) and simply stroll onto grounds like you own the place! Hollywood better be calling Henny to cast her as the lead for the next Mission: Impossible. She’s certainly hotter and more talented than Tommy Cruise!

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Julia Sawalha Was Told Her Voice Was “Too Old” To Reprise Her Role As Ginger In “Chicken Run”

July 10, 2020 / Posted by:

I’ve never actually seen 2000’s Chicken Run, which The Hollywood Reporter calls “the most successful stop-motion animation of all time,” but if I did, I don’t think I’d be all too concerned that one of the chickens didn’t sound her age, especially given the fact that the average life-span of a chicken is 5-10 years. So when I learned that former HSOTD Julia Sawalha, the actress who voiced Ginger in the original wasn’t being invited back to reprise her role in the upcoming sequel, I assumed it must have been because she was a raging anti-Semite with bad breath and a storied history of being a racist homophobe. However, it turns out she didn’t get invited back because she is an ancient 51-year-old and the producers told her they were going to recast a younger actor for the role. 51, can you imagine? That’s like 500 in chicken years!

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