Angry Birds 3D film is being developed, produced, and financed by Rovio Entertainment and will be released worldwide by Sony Pictures on July 1, 2016. The upcoming Angry Birds movie will be Rovio's first plunge into the world of film, seasoned Angry Birds fans will already be familiar with the developer's work on the weekly Angry Birds Toons animated shorts, which debuted this past March.
Sony is also no stranger to hit animated features lately either, with Hotel Transylvania and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs already under their belt, along with several others. In addressing their excitement about the future project and their new partnership with Rovio, Michael Lynton and Amy Pascal, Chairman and Co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, respectively, had this to say: "Every studio in town would love to add Angry Birdsto their slate. There are few titles out there that bring this kind of excitement, brand awareness and built-in audience to the table."
On Rovio's side of the slingshot, Rovio CEO Mikael Hed explained that "Sony impressed us with their great attitude, determination, and professionalism. They convinced us that we have found the right partners and team to help us market and distribute our first motion picture."
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