Update: Nicki Minaj will star as Pinky in the movie.
The sequel is due in theaters on Aug. 14, 2019, and Minaj will be acting alongside Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, Josh Gad, Peter Dinklage and Danny McBride, who will all reprise their roles from the first movie. They’ll also be joined by Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Awkwafina, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Lil Rel Howery, Dove Cameron and Zach Woods.
Minaj’s previous movie credits include Ice Age: Continental Drift, Barbershop: The Next Cut and The Other Woman.
The release of Angry Birds Movie 2, which is directed by Thurop Van Orman and co-directed by John Rice, will coincide with the tenth anniversary of the Angry Birds game.
— The Angry Birds Movie 2 (@AngryBirdsMovie) May 29, 2019