Angry Birds Movie was not really a surprise hit, given how popular Rovio’s Angry Birds franchise was at the time the movie was released. But now that the long-running pig-smashing game has waned a bit in terms of popularity, but that will not stop fans from enjoying yet another go-around as Red, Chuck, Leonard, Bomb, and Mighty Eagle return for yet another hilarious CG animated adventure.
Dated for a September 20 2019 release, the Angry Birds Movie sequel’s cast list has been revealed by Deadline.com: Joson Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, and Peter Dinklage will be returning to reprise their roles. Joining them will be Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Zach Woods, Awkwafina, Lil Rel Howery, Dove Cameron, Beck Bennett and Brooklynn Prince.
Angry Birds Movie 2 is directed by Thurop Van Orman (The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack) with co-director John Rice (Rick and Morty, King of the Hill). The script is by Peter Ackerman (Ice Age, The Americans). The film is exec produced by David Maisel and Catherine Winder.