Everyone's favourite sheep, Shaun, is returning to cinemas in 'Farmageddon'. 

The Aardman character has his own TV series and previously headlined the box office hit 'Shaun the Sheep Movie'. Directed by Mark Burton and Richard Starzak, the 2015 stop motion animated feature grossed $106 million worldwide.

The synopsis for 'Farmageddon' reads:

"Strange lights over the quiet town of Mossingham herald the arrival of a mystery visitor from far across the galaxy…

"When the intergalactic visitor – an impish and adorable alien called LU-LA – crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun soon sees an opportunity for alien-powered fun and adventure and sets off on a mission to shepherd LU-LA home.

"Her magical alien powers, irrepressible mischief and galactic sized burps soon have the flock enchanted. Shaun takes his new extra-terrestrial friend on the road to Mossingham Forest to find her lost spaceship, unaware that a sinister alien-hunting agency is on their trail.

"Can Shaun and the flock avert Farmageddon on Mossy Bottom Farm before it’s too late?"

'Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon' is directed by Richard Phelan and Will Becher, produced by Paul Kewley, and written by Mark Burton and Jon Brown. Its executive producers are Mark Burton and Richard Starzak, Peter Lord, Nick Park, Carla Shelley and David Sproxton.

'Farmageddon' lands in Irish cinemas on October 18th 2019.