Sony Pictures and Rovio today revealed the first full-length trailer for next summer's film adaptation of the popular iOS game Angry Birds (via Coming Soon). First announced back in 2012, the movie stars Jason Sudeikis as Red, Josh Gad as Chuck, Danny McBride as Bomb, and Bill Hader as the villainous pig Leonard. According to the film's producer John Cohen, the movie aims to answer the question posed most to Rovio by the game's fans, "Why are these birds so angry?"


The movie is set to debut in theaters on July 1, 2016. When it opens, The Angry Birds Movie will premiere about seven years after the release of the original game. Earlier in the year, developer Rovio reported its first major profit decline since the debut of the first Angry Birds, and even began laying off employees last month.

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AngerDanger Avatar
73 months ago
I was really hoping to see Fassbender in the lead role.
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macduke Avatar
73 months ago
Not coming out until next summer? That's about 3-4 years too late.
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iVoid Avatar
73 months ago
So when you go see the movie, do they stop the movie every 5 minutes and make you pay for more gems to continue watching?

:) :P
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purplehaze0 Avatar
73 months ago
? A Mac rumour.
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linkinpark2206 Avatar
73 months ago
5 years too late...

Seriously, the Angry Birds hype is over... Accept it!
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naeS1Sean Avatar
73 months ago
Idk, I'd like to know about this kind of thing even if I won't go see it. Keep it up MacRumors! You guys are awesome!
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