This definitely sounds more promising than that Tetris movie. Variety is reporting that the upcoming Angry Birds animated movie has been cast—and it actually sounds pretty good. Jason Sudeikis will voice “Red,” the leader of the flock of furious fowl, and will be joined by Danny McBride (Bomb), Bill Hader (pig), Peter Dinklage (Mighty Eagle), Maya Rudolph (Matilda), Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key and Kate McKinnon in a really funny ensemble cast. The app-inspired epic hits theaters in July, 2016 ... Discuss

Sure, stacking geometric shapes is a time-honored way to kill a few minutes on your iPhone or old graphing calculator, but some Hollywood studio executives believe that Tetris actually warrants an entire feature-length movie. According to The Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy blog, Threshold Entertainment is somehow adapting the classic video game into a big-budget adventure film. The studio’s CEO told the paper, “It’s a very big, epic sci-fi movie. This isn’t a movie with a bunch of lines running around the page. We’re not giving feet to the geometric shapes.” Aside from not bringing the random shapes to life, he didn’t give many other plot details, other than to say that the story would be of “intergalactic significance.” Huh. At least we know the soundtrack will be pretty killer ... Discuss

The latest look at Christopher Nolan’s space epic Interstellar continues to live up to the hype. The Matthew McConaughey adventure hits theaters on Nov. 7 ... Discuss

Netflix has already disrupted traditional TV with its original series such as House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, but now it’s taking the next step: making a movie. The video streaming service will be working with Harvey Weinstein to create Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend (a sequel of sorts to the popular movie released in 2000). The movie will release on Netflix and have a short run in IMAX theaters in late August of 2015. “The moviegoing experience is evolving quickly and profoundly, and Netflix is unquestionably at the forefront of that movement,” Weinstein said in a statement. “We are tremendously excited to be continuing our great relationship with Netflix and bringing to fans all over the world the latest chapter in this amazing and intriguing story” ... Discuss

Prepare to have your mind blown. The team at Bloop Animation have put Jon Negroni’s Pixar Theory—explaining the in-movie clues that prove all Pixar films are part of the same, massive story in a single universe—into one video. After taking eight minutes to watch, you will never see a Pixar movie the same way again ... Discuss

Here’s the latest trailer for Marvel/Disney’s upcoming superhero adventure Big Hero 6, an animated movie that’s already getting some buzz for how it deals with some surprisingly heavy themes. As you can see from the trailer, it’s definitely a kids’ action movie, but like Wreck It Ralph, the underlying emotions of the story about a robot “programmed to heal the sick and injured” may have an ageless appeal ... Discuss