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Blake Shelton Joins the Cast of The Angry Birds Movie As A Singing Pig

The Voice coach Blake Shelton will be playing his most piggish role yet as the voice of one of the pig villains in The Angry Birds Movie.

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On his voice acting for the role, Shelton told EW, "They kept saying, 'More country!' I felt like I was doing a voice-over for Dukes of Hazzard."

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Hosts Luke Bryan (L) and Dierks Bentley (R) hug Blake Shelton during the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 3, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
NASHVILLE, TN - AUGUST 30: Musical artist Blake Shelton presents an award onstage during the 10th Annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium on August 30, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for ACM)
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NASHVILLE, TN - AUGUST 30: Musicial artist Blake Shelton performs onstage during the 10th Annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium on August 30, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for ACM)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 05: Musician Blake Shelton performs live on stage for the Citi Concert Series on NBC's TODAY Show at Rockefeller Plaza on August 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)
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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 05: Musician Blake Shelton performs live on stage for the Citi Concert Series on NBC's TODAY Show at Rockefeller Plaza on August 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/WireImage)
THE VOICE -- 'Knockout Reality' -- Pictured: (l-r) Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Blake Shelton -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 08: Blake Shelton attends NBC's 'The Voice' season 7 red carpet event at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on December 8, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 11: Blake Shelton is seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on December 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 11: Ashley Monroe and Blake Shelton are seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on December 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 08: Singer/musician Blake Shelton attends the NBC's 'The Voice' Season 7 Red Carpet Event held at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on December 8, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Blake Shelton (L) and Adam Levine arrive for NBC's 'The Voice' Season 7 Red Carpet Event at Universal CityWalk on November 24, 2014 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 05: Singer Blake Shelton attends the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 5, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 05: Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert attend the 48th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 5, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
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In addition to lending his voice, Shelton has written a song for the movie. "I can write things about myself and my life, but I don't have a whole lot of experience being shot out of a slingshot at pigs."


The animated film based on the addictive video game app also features the voices of Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, and Bill Hader, among others.

The Angry Birds Movie will appear in theaters on May 20. Watch the trailer below.



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