Angry Birds Movie Cast Is Awesome

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Put a wing on it! Jason Sudeikis, Maya Rudolph, and Peter Dinklage are going out on a limb and joining the cast of the upcoming movie adaptation of Angry Birds, The Hollywood Reporter revealed Wednesday, Oct. 1.

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The Saturday Night Live alums and the Game of Thrones actor are among a star-studded group of comedians who will be lending their voices to the animated film, which is based on the popular, fiendishly addictive mobile game by Rovio.

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Chuck (Josh Gad), Red (Jason Sudeikis), Bomb (Danny McBride) in Columbia Pictures and Rovio's

Chuck (Josh Gad), Red (Jason Sudeikis), Bomb (Danny McBride) in Columbia Pictures and Rovio’s “Angry Birds”
Credit: Columbia Pictures and Rovio

Also included in the flock, per THR: fellow SNL vets Bill Hader and Kate McKinnon, Frozen‘s Josh Gad, Eastbound & Down‘s Danny McBride, The Mindy Project‘s Ike Barinholtz, Veep‘s Tony Hale, Key and Peele‘s Keegan-Michael Key, Orange Is the New Black‘s Danielle Brooks, WorkaholicsJillian Bell, and Broad City‘s Hannibal Buress.

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“I’m extremely proud of this cast. 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,” producer John Cohen told THR in a statement.

The Angry Birds movie is due to fly into theaters in 2016.

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