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Peter Dinklage, Jason Sudeikis and Frozen's Josh Gad confirmed as part of voice cast for the Angry Birds Movie
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Peter Dinklage, Jason Sudeikis and Frozen's Josh Gad confirmed as part of voice cast for the Angry Birds Movie

Game Of Thrones' Peter Dinklage, Horrible Bosses star Jason Sudeikis, Eastbound And Down mainman Danny McBride and Frozen star Josh Gad are among the names confirmed as part of the voice cast of The Angry Birds Movie. 

The film, which is inspired by the hugely successful video game, will be directed by Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis with a script written by The Simpsons' Jon Vitti. 

Also confirmed to join the cast are Saturday Night Live veteran Bill Hader and Away We Go star Maya Rudolph. 

Dinklage will play the Mighty Eagle, with Sudeikis playing leading man Red, McBride will play Bomb, Gad will play Chuck and Rudolph will play Matilda. 

In the game, players are tasked to use a slingshot to launch birds at pigs, with the intent of destroying all the pigs on the playing field. As players advance through the game, they are given the option of using new types of birds, some with special abilities that can be activated by the player. It has been downloaded over 12 million times. 

The film is due for release in the summer of 2016. 

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