[Movies] Directors Tapped For Angry Birds Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 10.09.2013
Game adaptation has a sequel...
Rovio Entertainment has announced that Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis will direct the upcoming 3D CG-animated adaptation of Angry Birds. The film is set for a July 1st, 2016 release from a screenplay by Jon Vitti; Reilly and Kaytis are making their directorial debuts on the film, though they have long careers previously with Disney and Sony Pictures Animation, respectively.
Rovio Entertainment CEO Mikael Hed said, "I'm very excited that Fergal and Clay have joined us, bringing with them their vast expertise. They are two of the brightest rising talents in animation, and I'm confident we are building the right team to tell the story of Angry Birds and deliver an amazing movie experience to our fans."