Back in May, Sony announced not only that the world needed an Angry Birds movie, but that they were the studio that was going to make it happen. Today, Rovio came out and announced the writers for the film.
The directors taking on the task of making a game most people play while pooping are Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis
Here’s what Rovio Entertainment CEO Mikael Hed said:
“I’m very excited that Fergal and Clay have joined us, bringing with them their vast expertise. They are two of the brightest rising talents in animation, and I’m confident we are building the right team to tell the story of Angry Birds and deliver an amazing movie experience to our fans.”
Here’s what the film’s producer, John Cohen commented:
“David, Catherine and I are thrilled to welcome Fergal and Clay to the Angry Birds filmmaking team. They both have an extraordinary range of talents, and we’re looking forward to working with them to bring the birds and pigs to life on the big screen.”
Angry Birds will slingshot into theaters in 2016.