WME Signs ‘Angry Birds’ Director Clay Kaytis

WME has signed director Clay Kaytis.

Kaytis is the director of the upcoming Sony pic “The Angry Birds Movie,” based on the popular video game. The pic includes the voices of stars Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Hannibal Buress and Bill Hader and will be released May 20, 2016.

Kaytis was previously a head of animation at Disney and worked on films such as “Tangled,” “Frozen” and “Wreck-It Ralph.”

He continues to be managed by David Guillod at Primary Wave Entertainment and represented by entertainment lawyer Mark Binder at Weston, Garrou & Mooney.

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