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"Angry Birds," "God of Driving" Score Scribes

By Garth Franklin Wednesday May 22nd 2013 09:23AM

Veteran comedy and animation scribe Jon Vitti ("The Simpsons," "The Larry Sanders Show") has been hired to pen the script for the 3D animated feature based on the "Angry Birds" app at Rovio Entertainment and Sony Pictures.

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" executive producer Catherine Winder has also joined the feature which has scheduled a July 1st 2016 release date.

Meanwhile, Dignity Film Finance has optioned Vanity Fair special correspondent Amy Fine Collins' novel "The God of Driving". Sue Kramer ("Gray Matters") is set to pen the script and direct the comedy which aims to start shooting in Spring 2014.

Source: Heat Vision

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