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Rovio & Sony Unleash New ‘Angry Birds Movie’ Trailer

Produced by visual effects and animation studio Sony Pictures Imageworks, ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ is written by Jon Vitti and directed by Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis.

Rovio and Sony Pictures have just released a new trailer for The Angry Birds Movie, the feature film based on the addicting mobile video game franchise that has been taking over the minds of adults and kids alike since 2009.

Check out the new trailer, which comes with pee jokes a-plenty, in the player below:

In the movie, the main trio of Angry Birds will be led by 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 are 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 are 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).

Produced by visual effects and animation studio Sony Pictures Imageworks, The Angry Birds Movie is written by The Simpsons alum Jon Vitti and directed by Fergal Reilly (Spider-Man 2, The Iron Giant) and Clay Kaytis (Wreck-It Ralph, Tangled). The Angry Birds Movie is set to debut in the U.S. on May 20, 2016.

Source: Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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