After the surprising success of The Angry Birds Movie, Rovio has announced plans for a sequel film based on the popular mobile game.
Rovio Entertainment Chief Executive Kati Levoranta confirmed the sequel to The Wall Street Journal early last week.
The Angry Birds Movie was released in theaters by Sony Pictures last May and it brought in $107 million at the domestic box office with a global total of more than $346 million. Considering it only cost $73 million to make, the animated film was pretty financially successful and makes sense that the studio wants to continue to capitalize on the franchise.
In the movie, the main trio of Angry Birds featured Jason Sudeikis voicing Red, a bird with a temper, with Josh Gad as the speedy Chuck, and Danny McBride voicing the volatile Bomb. Also featured in the movie was Bill Hader as a pig, Maya Rudolph as Matilda, and Peter Dinklage as the Mighty Eagle.
The Angry Birds Movie was written by The Simpsons alum Jon Vitti and directed by Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis.
There is no word on when the sequel will begin production or what the story will be. There is also no anticipated release date yet