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Nicki Minaj has joined THE VOICE cast of "The Angry Birds Movie 2"!
Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Danny
McBride, and Peter
Dinklage will reprise their roles from the first film. The sequel also adds Leslie
Jones, Rachel Bloom, Awkwafina, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Lil Rel Howery, Dove Cameron, and Zach Woods.
Minaj's role in the film is currently unknown.
Thurop Van Orman is directing the film with John Rice co-directing. "Angry Birds Movie 2" is produced by John Cohen and co-produced by Mary Ellen
Bauder Andrews. David
Maisel and Catherine Winder are executive producing and Sony Pictures
Imageworks will handle the animation.
The Aug. 16, 2019 release date for "Angry Birds Movie 2" coincides with the 10th anniversary of the hit video game.
The first film, which grossed $350 million worldwide, was set on an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds - except for Red (voiced by Sudeikis), speedy Chuck (Gad), and Bomb (McBride). Hader returns as Leonard, king of the pigs, and Dinklage voices the Mighty Eagle.