Netflix has inked a deal to proceed the Angry Birds franchise with an animated collection. Titled Angry Birds: Summer of Madness, the present will make its on-line debut throughout subsequent yr’s summer time line-up, as introduced by the Twitter account See What’s Next, which curates information of current and upcoming Netflix programming in America.
Angry Birds: Summer Madness is coming to Netflix in 2021! The animated collection stars Red, Bomb & Chuck as tween birds at summer time camp squaring off with the obnoxious Pigs on the opposite facet of the lake, who appear hell-bent on inflicting as a lot mayhem as attainable!
Netflix might be making the collection in partnership with CAKE and Rovio Entertainment. The story will unfold throughout a 40×11 minute construction. At this level, it stays unclear whether or not the voice expertise from the Angry Birds motion pictures together with Jason Sudeikis, Danny McBride, and Josh Gad might be reprising their roles for the present. Although for the reason that upcoming characteristic takes place throughout the primary forged’s tween years, they may most certainly be voiced by youthful actors.
The picture that goes together with the announcement additionally reveals that the animation of the brand new collection might be a departure from the type embraced by the two Angry Birds movies which have come earlier than. The new present additionally appears to be ignoring the established cannon from the movies to examine a brand new actuality the place the birds and the pigs knew one another as children and have been already divided into rival gangs.
The Angry Birds motion pictures took the straightforward storyline from the explosively common video games that gave beginning to them and long-established it right into a world the place Birds reside on an island peacefully till their days of bliss are interrupted by the arrival of a ship of pigs seeking to subjugate the island and its inhabitants and take their eggs. It fell to Red and his sidekicks to enterprise into the walled metropolis of the pigs to rescue the eggs.
The sequel to the unique Angry Birds film additional expanded the mythology by including Eagle Island to the combination and a risk posed by the island that required the birds and the pigs to unite to battle the risk. Both motion pictures have been commercially profitable, making Netflix’s continuation of the franchise a logical step ahead for the streaming big. A transfer applauded by Ed Galton, CCO & Managing Director, Cake.
“Angry Birds are about to smash the small screen and we are thrilled to be making the journey with Netflix as our global partner,”
Ville Heijari, CMO, Rovio stated.
“Angry Birds animated content plays a key role in our long-term franchise strategy. After more than a decade in hit games, blockbuster movies and licensed products, this is the Angry Birds’ first foray into a long-form series. We’re delighted to continue our partnership with Cake and can’t wait to unveil the world of Angry Birds: Summer Madness to viewers on Netflix.”
Finally, Curtis Lelash, Director of Original Animated Series, Netflix had this to say.
“Angry Birds have been a true phenomenon for kids around the world and we’re excited to bring them home to the nest at Netflix where they will be angrier and bird-ier than ever.”
This information was first reported on Deadline.