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Dry those parental tears, little lamb, we all knew this was coming. Columbia Pictures and Rovio Entertainment have announced that The Angry Birds Movie 2 will spread its wings on September 20, 2019 in an effort to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the original mobile game that inspired the 2016 Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly-directed animated film. That's not all, though. We've also learned... Read More »
- Steve Seigh
Sony Pictures has set a Sept. 20, 2019, release date for “The Angry Birds Movie 2” — coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the hit videogame.
The studio announced Monday that it was re-teaming with Finland-based Rovio Entertainment Ltd. for the animated sequel. “Angry Birds” grossed a solid $350 million worldwide, including $107 million domestically. The film, directed by Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis, was set on an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds – except for Red (voiced by Jason Sudeikis), speedy Chuck (Josh Gad), and Bomb (Danny McBride).
Rovio announced last August that it had launched development of a sequel but gave no details as to whether Sony would be involved again.
“The Angry Birds Movie 2” will be directed by Thurop Van Orman, whose credits include “The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack” and “Adventure Time.” Van Orman recently worked at Disney and Sony Pictures Animation.
The film will be co-directed by John Rice (“King of the Hill, »
- Dave McNary
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