It looks as though you can’t keep a good – or utterly insufferable – chipmunk down, with Alvin, Simon and Theador returning to cinemas to terrorise the career of the long-suffering Jason Lee. Third time’s the charm.

A new German poster teases the threequel (via ImpAwards), with Alvin and the Chipmunks peering through a life ring. Don’t fret, however, the Chipettes will be returning too – their own poster surely in the offing as the film sings and dances its way towards theatres.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked will sail into cinemas on 16 December this year.