WHO’S IN IT?
Jason Sudeikis (Horrible Bosses), Josh Gad (Frozen), Danny McBride (Your Highness), Maya Rudolph (Bridesmaids), Bill Hader (Inside Out), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Kate McKinnon (Sisters), Tony Hale (The Heat), Keegan-Michael Key (Tomorrowland: A World Beyond), Sean Penn (Mystic River), Blake Shelton (The Ridiculous 6), Hannibal Buress (Daddy’s Home), Ike Barinholtz (Bad Neighbours), Jillian Bell (22 Jump Street), Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Charli XCX (film debut), Cristela Alonzo (film debut), Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black), Romeo Santos (Fast & Furious 7),
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Clay Kaytis (film debut) and Fergal Reilly (film debut), directors; Jon Vitti (The Simpsons Movie), writer; John Cohen (Despicable Me) and Catherine Winder (Escape from Planet Earth), producers; Heitor Pereira (Minions), composer; Kent Beyda (This Is Spinal Tap), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
On an island populated by flightless birds, Red (Sudeikis) is struggling with a lot of internal anger that has built up over the years, something that is only increased by the sudden arrival of a pig colony as led by their King Leonard (Hader), which Red immediately finds suspicious. When the pigs’ true motives suddenly come to light, it’s up to Red and the fellow bird community to vent their anger into getting their revenge on the pigs…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
In perhaps the first known instance of a popular app being given its own movie, The Angry Birds Movie transports the action from your phone to the big screen in many hilarious ways.