Comedians crank up the fun in new Angry Birds movie

Producer John Cohen of The Angry Birds Movie 2 (above) said the sequel teaches children the importance of teamwork.
Producer John Cohen of The Angry Birds Movie 2 (above) said the sequel teaches children the importance of teamwork.PHOTO: SONY PICTURES
Producer John Cohen (above) of The Angry Birds Movie 2 said the sequel teaches children the importance of teamwork.
Producer John Cohen (above) of The Angry Birds Movie 2 said the sequel teaches children the importance of teamwork.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

A star-studded cast of comedians lending their voices to birds, pigs and eagles get to write their own jokes in the sequel

The next time some of Hollywood's major comedy stars tell a joke in a movie - they will do so as birds, pigs and eagles.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 features a star-studded cast with comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live alumni Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph and Leslie Jones; the scene-stealing Awkwafina from Crazy Rich Asians (2018) and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's (2015 to 2019) star and creator Rachel Bloom.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 05, 2019, with the headline 'Comedians crank up the fun in new Angry Birds movie'. Print Edition | Subscribe