The Angry Birds Movie became a surprising hit as it managed to collect nearly $350 million worldwide and similar to other movies these days, it will get a sequel. The sequel is set for an official release on September 20, 2019 which coincides with the 10th anniversary of the official game.
Following the success of the first movie, Columbia Pictures and Rovio Entertainment Ltd. will work together to bring another adventure and recently, CEO of Rovio Entertainment commented on the production of the movie. He said, “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 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.”
When the first movie came out last year, few would have expected that the movie would becoming the highest grossing video game adaption of all time despite the game’s massive popularity. At the time, president of the Columbia Picture, Sanford Panitch thanked everyone who collaborated to create the movie. He said at the time, “The Angry Birds Movie took the world by storm last year, creating a whole new legion of fans worldwide. We had an incredible experience working with our friends and creative partners at Rovio, and now we, including our team at Sony Pictures Imageworks, are ready to launch into this next adventure.”
However, as of now, no artist has been confirmed to give their voice. As the official production will begin in the coming months, we should learn more in the coming days.