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The ‘Bluey’ Movie? Here’s What to Know

bluey family (From left to right, Bluey, Chili, Bingo, Bandit)
Credit: Disney

Bluey (2018-present) may be an Australian TV show, but it’s taking the world by storm. And soon, it may have the opportunity to reach an even wider audience…

Here’s everything we know!

Bluey’s Sucess

bluey show disney channel

Credit: Disney

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Bluey is an Australian children’s TV show, created by Joe Brumm, who has worked on other successful children’s shows such as Peppa Pig (2004-present), Charlie and Lola (2005-2008), and Tinga Tinga Tales (2010-2011).

Bluey centers around a family of anthropomorphic blue and red heeler dogs, distinctively Australian cattle breeds. The television series first premiered on Disney Junior in October 2018, and in a short amount of time, it’s become one of the most popular kids’ shows out there, enchanting little ones and parents alike! Now, Bluey continues to grow in popularity episodes on Disney+.

bandit reading a story to bluey and bingo

Credit: Disney+

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Each episode is full of jokes, storylines, and lessons that parents can also appreciate while watching with their little ones, making it a popular choice. This hearkens back to the Walt Disney Company’s original reputation for making family-friendly films, which continue to bring family members of all ages together.

Similarly, the show has families gathering in front of the TV to watch something together. Soon, families may gather in front of the big screen to watch a Bluey film!

Is a ‘Bluey’ Movie in the Works?

Bluey, chili, bingo, bandit

Credit: Disney+ and BBC

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According to the reports, one of the biggest stars of the show, Melanie Zanetti, who voices Bluey’s Mother (Chili), spoke about the possibility of a Bluey movie adaptation while walking the red carpet of Australia’s Logies Awards.

Zanetti stated, “I do think it’s time for a Bluey movie,” and even confirmed, “I would be 1000% open to doing that.”

bandit, holding bingo, bluey, chili

Credit: Ludo Studio

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It’s not impossible to adapt a film from a children’s TV show. Take The Rugrats Movie (1998), Scooby-Doo (2002), and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004) as a few examples.

However, the real challenge comes from taking a kids’ TV show and making a full-length film out of it. After all, most of Bluey‘s episodes only last roughly 9 minutes.

That said, the company recently announced a new half-hour episode is coming called ‘The Sign.‘ Here’s a teaser:

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Is this longer-form episode the first step in the right direction for a Bluey movie? A movie is a vast undertaking, but it may be one that fans would absolutely adore!

Regarding the Release Date For a Bluey Movie…

bluey with dad and taxi

Credit: Disney

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At this time, there’s been no official announcement for a Bluey film or potential release date/time frame. That being said, knowing that the cast is “1000%” on board for a movie is a good sign.

Stay tuned to Disney Dining for the latest news on the possibility of a movie!

Would your family be excited about a Bluey movie? Let us know in the comments below!

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.

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  1. When does the Bluey movie come out?

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