Sony Pictures To Release Angry Birds In 2016
As a matter of interesting fact, the entertainment giant Sony have announced it's win over the global distribution rights to an animated film which would be based on the hit game 'Angry Birds'.
Finnish mobile gaming company Rovio have been behind the film production and finance which has disclosed that the movie could result in it establishing an animation studio rivalling global giant Walt Disney. Sony Pictures Entertainment have defeated several major studios to win exclusive worldwide distribution rights to the 3D movie while it furthered announcing a deal with Mikael Hed who is the CEO of Rovio Entertainment.
To move on the statement, ‘Despicable Me’ producer John Cohen and ‘Iron Man’ executive producer David Maisel will be working on the movie which have been scheduled for release on July 1, 2016.
Hed expressed is view that Sony impressed them with their great attitude, determination, and professionalism at the same time they convinced them that they have found the right partners and team to help them market and distribute their first motion picture.
‘Angry Birds,’ which has initiated their journey in 2009 as a mobile game, has become one of the world’s biggest entertainment franchises which interestingly involves using slingshots to launch little birds at fortresses built by green pigs.
Michael Lynton who is Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive and chairman Amy Pascal said in a joint statement that every studio in town would love to add ‘Angry Birds’ to their slate having it as a special mention that there are few titles out there that bring this kind of excitement, brand awareness and built-in audience to the table. That's perhaps the reason for them to gain thrilled to be distributing this film while they hope this is just the beginning of what will be a long relationship with Rovio as they look for ways to work on future projects together.
Hed was known to have mentioned in December that the ‘Angry Birds’ movie could persuade Rovio setting up a movie studio that would compete with California-based Walt Disney Animation Studios. They expressed their determination to let it go outstandingly while they are constructing it in such a way that it would let them carry forward the journey of producing more movies happening again and again!
‘Angry Birds,’ will get released in 2016
The countdown starts now!
Content source: Khaleej Times
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