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Rovio reveals first look at Angry Birds movie

Firm also details the voice cast for upcoming big screen adventure.
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Rovio has unveiled the voice cast, and first visual, for the upcoming Angry Birds movie.

We're the Millers star Jason Sudeikis will voice Red, a bird with a temper problem while Frozen's Josh Gad will play speedy bird Chuck.

Eastbound & Down's Danny McBride is voicing volatile Bomb, Saturday Night Live's Bill Hader will voice a character on 'the pork side', Maya Rudolph from Bridesmaids will play Matilda while Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage will voice the Mighty Eagle.

“I’m extremely proud of this cast," said John Cohen, producer of the Angry Birds movie.

"Not only do we have Jason, Josh, Danny, Bill, Maya, and Peter bringing these characters to life, but they’re surrounded by an all-star ensemble of emerging comedic talent – these are some of the funniest people out there today, and we’re thrilled to have them all on board.”

Dwight Caines, president, theatrical marketing for Sony Pictures, added: “With two and a half billion gamers around the world, Angry Birds is one of those brands that can drive massive fan engagement. That’s why we wanted to bring this unlock to the fans first. 

"Our filmmakers are cooking up a hilarious movie, and we know these fans can’t wait to see how they’re going to bring the Angry Birds’ story to life on the big screen of movie theaters.”

Angry Birds marks Rovio’s first move into feature films and the film is set to debut in the US on July 1st, 2016.

Check out the first still from the film below:

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