HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – September 27, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) — Coming to theaters May 20, 2016 it’s “Angry Birds,” based on the 2009 hit ios game.
The movie takes us to an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds – or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red (Jason Sudeikis, “We’re the Millers,” “Horrible Bosses”), a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck (Josh Gad in his first animated role since “Frozen”), and the volatile Bomb (Danny McBride, “This is the End,” “Eastbound and Down”) have always been outsiders.
But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to these unlikely outcasts to figure out what the pigs are up to.
Featuring a hilarious, all-star voice cast that includes Bill Hader (“Trainwreck,” “Inside Out”), Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids”), and Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”), as well as Keegan-Michael Key (“Key & Peele”), Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live,” next year’s “Ghostbusters”), Tony Hale (“Veep,” “Arrested Development”), Ike Barinholtz (“The Mindy Project,” “Neighbors”), Hannibal Buress (“Broad City,” “Why? With Hannibal Buress”), Jillian Bell (“22 Jump Street”), Danielle Brooks (“Orange is the New Black”), Latin music sensation Romeo Santos, and YouTube stars Smosh (Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla), the Columbia Pictures/Rovio Entertainment film is directed by Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis, produced by John Cohen and Catherine Winder, screenplay by Jon Vitti, and executive produced by Mikael Hed and David Maisel.