Rovio and Columbia Pictures have recently revealed the official release date for the follow-up to The Angry Birds Movie, aptly titled “The Angry Birds Movie 2.” According to the announcement, the CG animated sequel will debut on September 20, 2019 in accordance with the Angry Birds franchise’s 10th anniversary. Sony Pictures Imageworks is producing the film in collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation.
The Angry Birds Movie 2 will be co-directed by Thurop Van Orman (Adventure Time, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack) and John Rice (Rick and Morty, King of the Hill), who also served as lead storyboard artist on the first Angry Birds movie. The script was written by Ice Age scribe Peter Ackerman.
“We are thrilled to be teaming up again with Sony Pictures after the fantastic cooperation in the first movie, and I can’t wait to experience the new journey in the upcoming film,” Rovio CEO Kati Levoranta said. “Rovio is continuing to focus on creating exciting new stories and experiences around our games, and we’re eager to take fans back into the vibrant Angry Birds world on the big screen.”