Producer John Cohen announced on social media that the British singer-songwriter will be voicing the character Willow in the CG movie based on the popular game franchise. In addition, Cohen revealed a first look at the latest addition.
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Charli XCX joins the previously announced Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Kate McKinnon, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Ike Barinholtz, Tituss Burgess, Bill Hader, and Peter Dinklage. Blake Shelton is one of the more recent additions, and Cohen teased more news is coming soon. So, perhaps there are more cast members to be revealed.
Directed by Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis, The Angry Birds Movie movie focuses on the quick-to-anger Red (Sudeikis), the speedy Chuck (Gad), and the volatile Bomb (McBride) as they try to figure out what their island’s new arrivals, the green pigs, are up to.
The film is scheduled for release on May 20.