The bad tempered birds just keep getting bigger.
Sony Pictures Entertainment, working with Rovio Entertainment, has announced that the 3D animated Angry Birds film will release in 2016. It will be developed by Sony Pictures Animation (Hotel Transylvania, The Smurfs with David Maisel of Iron Man and John Cohen of Despicable Me on board as producers.
Rovio Entertainment CEO Mikael Hed stated that, “Sony impressed us with their great attitude, determination, and professionalism. They convinced us that we have found the right partners and team to help us market and distribute our first motion picture.”
Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Michael Lynton along with co-chairman Amy Pascal added that, “Every studio in town would love to add ‘Angry Birds’ to their slate. There are few titles out there that bring this kind of excitement, brand awareness and built-in audience to the table.”
Angry Birds already has a weekly animated series that has been running since March this year.
Source: Telegraph UK