'Angry Birds: Summer Madness': 5 things you need to know about Netflix animated show
The animated series is directly inspired by the films' humor and tone but promises a fresh new style
'Angry Birds: Summer Madness' will follow Red, Chuck, Bomb, and Stella as they attend Camp Splinterwood where Mighty Eagle is their teacher. The pigs will also make an appearance, most likely as foils.
Rovio Entertainment has collaborated with Netflix and CAKE to create 'Angry Birds: Summer Madness', a short-form animated series. The series, which will premiere in 2022 with 40 episodes lasting 11 minutes each, will continue to follow the escapades of its game-inspired quirky bird missiles as seen in its animated movies 'The Angry Birds Movie' from 2016 and 'The Angry Birds Movie 2' from 2019. The series is directly inspired by the films' humor and tone but promises a fresh new style.
The Angry Birds franchise began its first game for iOS in December 2009 just when the craze for smartphones had begun. The addictive game, which was nearly synonymous with mobile gaming at one point, generated multiple variants and became a global hit with a plethora of merchandise.
When does 'Angry Birds: Summer Madness' release?
The series will air on January 28, 2022, on Netflix.
What is 'Angry Birds: Summertime Madness' all about?
Netflix’s official logline for its Angry Birds television series reads, "'Angry Birds: Summer Madness' sees much-loved birds Red, Bomb, and Chuck, as well as a cast of brand new feathered friends, as tween birds at summer camp under the questionable guidance of their counselor Mighty Eagle. Explosive antics, improbable pranks, and crazy summertime adventures see the birds pushing boundaries and breaking all the rules while fending off the brash and obnoxious Pigs on the other side of the lake, who seem hell-bent on causing as much mayhem as possible!"
Who stars on the show?
Gigi Saul Guerrero stars as Stella in the series. She is a filmmaker and actor of Mexican and Canadian descent. She rose to prominence after producing and directing the horror web series 'La Quinceaera' in 2017. She directed episodes of 'The Purge' and the horror anthology series 'Into the Dark' in 2019.
Other cast members include Adam Kirschner, Ana Sani, and Deven Mack.
Curtis Lelash has directed the series, while Brian Chan and Caleb Chan gave the music. The character design is done by Adan Ye.