Rovio Entertainment announces that it is planning on making a sequel to The Angry Birds Movie. The video game company intends to produce a follow-up to the extraordinarily successful animated feature.
Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, Rovio Entertainment Chief Executive Kate Levoranta revealed that the company is interested in making another film based around the characters of their most popular property. It is unknown if Rovio will partner with Sony Pictures once again for the project, but the unexpected success of the first movie will likely lead to the two parties reuniting in the hope of recreating its successful formula for the next film:
In the movie, the main trio of Angry Birds featured Jason Sudeikis (Horrible Bosses, We’re the Millers) as Red, a bird with a temper, with Josh Gad (Frozen) as the speedy Chuck, and Danny McBride (This is the End, “Eastbound & Down”) voicing the volatile Bomb.
Supporting them were Bill Hader (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) as a pig, Maya Rudolph (Bridesmaids) as Matilda, and Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”) as the Mighty Eagle. Also lending their voices to the video game adaptation were Keegan-Michael Key (“Key & Peele”), Kate McKinnon (“SNL”), Tony Hale (“Arrested Development”), Ike Barinholtz (Neighbors), Hannibal Buress (“Broad City”), Cristela Alonzo (“Cristela”), Jillian Bell (22 Jump Street), Danielle Brooks (“Orange is the New Black”), singer Romeo Santos and YouTube stars Smosh (Ian Andrew Hecox and Anthony Padilla).
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