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.