We understand why studios base movies off video games. In fact, sometimes it works out well ('Mortal Kombat'). Other times, it doesn't ('Doom'). How good an 'Angry Birds' film would be is anyone's guess. However, we may find out soon enough.
Rovio, the company behind the popular game, has just hired former Marvel Studios chairman David Maisel as a special adviser. Maisel has already started looking for a screenwriter and director on the project. This is what he told Variety about the potential 'Angry Birds' film: