Leslie Jones, Brooklynn Prince, Sterling K Brown Join ‘Angry Birds Movie 2’

Rachel Bloom, Eugenio Derbez and Zach Woods will also star in the sequel

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Leslie Jones, Sterling K. Brown and Brooklynn Prince have joined the cast of “The Angry Birds Movie 2,” Sony Pictures announced Friday.

Others actors who have signed onto the voice cast are Rachel Bloom, Eugenio Derbez, Zach Woods, Lil Rel Howery, Beck Bennett and Awkwafina.

The original cast from the first film, which includes Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Danny McBride and Peter Dinklage, are back for the sequel as well.

“I’m thrilled about our incredibly talented filmmaking team and the hilarious people we’ve brought together for the sequel,” said John Cohen, the producer of the film. “We’re so happy that Jason, Josh, Bill, Danny, and Peter are back for a second adventure joined by Leslie, Rachel, Sterling, Eugenio and this awesome ensemble of new talent.  We’ll have many more exciting announcements to share soon.”

“The Angry Birds Movie” has become the second-highest grossing video game adaptation of all time, with $352 million at the global box office. It opened to $38.2 million in May 2016. The “Angry Birds” games have been downloaded more than 4 billion times.

Thurop Van Orman (“Adventure Time”) is directing the sequel with John Rice (“Rick and Morty”). Peter Ackerman is writing the screenplay, while Mary Ellen Bauder Andrews is co-producing. David Maisel and Catherine Winder are executive producers.

“The Angry Birds Movie 2” will fly into theaters on Sept. 20, 2019.