Angry Birds Movie Set For Summer 2016

Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool

This was always inevitable. Only two days ago I was wondering when we would get an official announcement. It seems I didn’t have to wait long at all.

John Cohen, of Despicable Me success, has been hired as the producer on the upcoming Angry Birds movie, which will hit cinemas during the summer of 2016. Former Marvel Studios chairman David Maisel is also on board as executive producer.

Speaking of Marvel Studios, the film is going to be produced and financed by Rovio Entertainment. Mikael Hed, CEO of Rovio Entertainment, said via the press release:

With John’s hands-on producer background and David´s expertise in establishing and running his own successful studio, these two are the dream team for making a movie outside the studio system. Both professionals have the ideal skills and vision to achieve incredible things.

So there you have it, Rovio Entertainment are now a movie production company.

Hed doesn’t exactly let on what these ‘incredible things’ are and if they will include anything outside of the Angry Birds franchise. But something tells me that I might be waiting a little while for an Amazing Alex movie.

Neal Adams Talks About Participant Comic Book Art Auctions

The All-New X-Men Have Been In Colorado For Eight Months. Ish.


Tread Titan Perilously – Episode 8

Jennifer Blood #1 - Tim Bradstreet cover

Free On Bleeding Cool – Jennifer Blood #1 By Garth Ennis And Adriano Batista


Only Two Comic Stores Are Participating In Local Comic Shop Day In The UK. Three In Europe.

Talking Ted

With The Home Release Of Ted 2, You Can Win A Talking Ted


The Castle Of Horror Podcast: Interview With Josh Viola On Nightmares Unhinged

13 Reviews Of Dark Knight III #1 – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Speculator Corner: Unboxing The Black Mask Box For Local Comic Shop Day (SPOILERS)


Who’s The Angry Looking Lumberjane? Oh Wait, That’s Jonesy.