Washington: The release date of upcoming animated feature `Angry Birds 2` has been preponed to August 13. The movie which is a sequel to the 2016 film `The Angry Birds` was earlier scheduled to release on August 16. Reprising their roles from the first instalment are Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, and Peter Dinklage.
Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Awkwafina, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Lil Rel Howery, Dove Cameron, Zach Woods and Nicki Minaj have joined the cast for the upcoming film, reported Variety.` Angry Birds 2` is directed by Thurop Van Orman and John Rice while it is produced by John Cohen and Mary Ellen Bauder Andrews.
David Maisel and Catherine Winder are serving as the executive producers on the film. 'The Angry Birds Movie' registered a good amount at the box office earning USD 350 million worldwide and garnered over USD 107.5 million domestically in 2016.
The first instalment was directed by Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis and was set on an island with an entire population including happy, flightless birds except for the Red (voiced by Sudeikis), speedy Chuck (Gad), and Bomb (McBride).