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The 'Angry Birds' movie is going to sound a lot like 'Saturday Night Live'

The 'Angry Birds' movie is going to sound a lot like 'Saturday Night Live'


Peter Dinklage will join former 'SNL' stars Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, and Maya Rudolph

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It feels like we're well past the point of Angry Birds being a driving force in pop culture, but that isn't stopping the questionable film based on the franchise from going ahead — in fact, it has a pretty impressive cast. The upcoming film will star Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph and Peter Dinklage, with Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Kate McKinnon, and Tony Hale also featuring in the movie. It's a cast full of actors with plenty of voice-acting experience among them, but there's also going to be a strong Saturday Night Live vibe here, as well — Sudeikis, Hader, and Rudolph all starred on the show and worked on it together for several years.

Whether or not the collective talent involved will be enough to make this movie work remains to be seen, but it's definitely a strong group of actors. Angry Birds won't open until July 1st, 2016 — it'll be almost two years until we know if anyone cares about seeing these birds on the big screen.