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Angry Birds movie signs directors from Sony and Disney

Thursday, 10th October 2013 08:21 GMT By Dave Cook

The Angry Birds Movie has found its directors, netting talent from both Sony and Disney.

Deadline Hollywood reports that the project has scooped 19-year Disney veteran Clay Kaytis. He was recently animation supervisor on Tangle, then animator on Wreck-It Ralph.

He’s joined by and Sony’s Fergal Reilly, who has served at Sony since 2003. Reilly was a storyboard artist on Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs and its sequel, as well as Hotel Transylvania. He’s also head of story at Sony Pictures Animation.

Both directors have a long history in animation and will be working alongside Rovio as it develops the film in-house.

We reported a while back that animation legend Jon Vitti has signed on to write the movie. Get the details here.

The Angry Birds Movie launches worldwide on July 1, 2016.

Via Polygon.

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2 Comments

  1. AmiralPatate

    Can it be more awesome than this though? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2matH4B9bTo

    “You won’t like me when I’m angry, birds.”

    #1 12 months ago
  2. mistermogul

    Is this what the world has come to? A freakin angry birds movie? Oh dear…

    #2 12 months ago

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