[Movies] Sony Pictures Acquires Angry Birds Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 02.17.2014
The animated film has a home...
Rovio Entertainment has announced that Sony Pictures Imageworks will serve as the primary animation house for production on the upcoming Angry Birds. The film is based on Rovio's video game and will release on July 1st, 2016.
Sony's Christy Clark said in a press release, "Angry Birds is a worldwide phenomenon, and its creators want its movie adaptation done right. And to do it right, Rovio and Sony Pictures Imageworks have shown their faith in Vancouver – and that will lead to more opportunities and more jobs."
The film is being directed by Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis from a screenplay by Jon Vitti. No word on the plot yet.