Rovio, the Finnish app-makers-turned- cartoon-makers-turned-movie- makers behind everyone’s favorite time-waster, Angry Birds, have announced two animation veterans as the co-directors for their upcoming feature about said furious fowl: Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly.
Rovio Entertainment has selected Sony Pictures Entertainment as their global marketing and distribution partner for the new Angry Birds animated motion picture currently under development. The 3D animated comedy will be released worldwide by Sony Pictures on July 1, 2016. David Maisel (Iron Man) has been named as executive producer for the film along with John Cohen (Despicable Me) as producer.
Scorch me, baby! Straight from Planet Baab all the way to the Dark Planet itself, we’re back with another episode.
Marc and Matt interview Cal Brunker the writer/director of Rainmaker Entertainment’s Escape from Planet Earth. They discuss Cal’s introduction into the world of animation, what it’s like working at different animation studios, and the zombie version of Gary Supernova.
Also discussed: review of Dreamworks’ The Croods, new trailers for Despicable Me 2 and Turbo, and whole slew of animation news.
Angry Birds Toons, the new animated series based on the hit mobile app game, has started its world-wide rollout. The series is now available to watch via the actual Angry Birds mobile app—just look for the “Toons” channel button in the updated version of the app.