Having set a 2019 release date to coincide with the tenth anniversary of the hugely popular mobile game series, Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment have now unveiled the voice cast for The Angry Birds Movie 2, the sequel to the hit 2016 animated comedy.
Reprising their roles from the first movie are Jason Sudeikis (Red), Josh Gad (Chuck The Yellow Bird of Speed), Bill Hader (King Mudbeard), Danny McBride (Bomb The Bird of Bomber) and Peter Dinklage (Mighty Eagle). Ghostbusters‘ Leslie Jones has been cast as the film’s villain, and will be joined by fellow new additions Rachel Bloom, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Zach Woods, Awkwafina, Lil Rel Howery, Dove Cameron, and Brooklynn Prince.
The Angry Birds Movie grossed $352.3 million worldwide back in 2016, which made it the highest-grossing video game adaptation at that point (it was subsequently overtaken by Warcraft). The video game series meanwhile continues to prove hugely popular, having amassed over 4 billion downloads over the past decade.
The Angry Birds Movie 2 is set for release on September 20th 2019.