DESPICABLE ME Producer John Cohen to Produce ANGRY BIRDS Movie for Summer 2016 Release

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It was only a matter of time before the mobile gaming juggernaut that is Angry Birds came to a screen that was bigger than your hand.  On the third anniversary of the game’s release, Rovio Entertainment has announced that John Cohen (Despicable Me) will produce a 3D CG-animated feature film due out summer 2016.  David Masiel (Iron Man) will executive produce.  Rovio Entertainment will produce and finance the movie, and will likely use the $1000 bills that were previously allocated to fill one of the company’s swimming pools.

Hit the jump for the press release.  In October, Angry Birds‘ teamed with Star Wars for Angry Birds Star Wars and hit the top of the U.S. iPhone charts in 2.5 hours.

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