Nigel is about to crash…into the grandest party as Blu, Jewel and friends return in “Rio 2.”
Jesse Eisendberg and Anne Hathaway return in “Rio 2” along with Jemaine Clement, Will.I.Am, Tracy Morgan, George Lopez, Leslie Mann,Rodrigo Santoro, Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto, Jake T. Austin, and Jamie Foxx.
“Rio 2” brings back Blu, Jewel along with their three kids living the perfect domesticated life in that magical city. When free-spirited Jewel thought it best that time is ripe for their chicks to go into the wild – Amazon that is, Blu’s steady world began to shake. As Blu tries to fit in with his new neighbors, he worries he may lose Jewel and the kids to the call of the wild.
Carlos Saldanha, who was inspired to create “Rio” based upon his experiences growing up in that city, is back as director, as are producers John C. Donkin and Bruce Anderson.
Joining the “Rio 2” team are Oscar® nominee Andy Garcia, Grammy® winner Bruno Mars, Emmy®/Tony® winner Kristin Chenoweth, Oscar®/Emmy®/Tony®/Grammy® winner Rita Moreno, “The Hunger Games'” Amanda Stenberg, singer/actress Rachel Crow, “Looper’s” Pierce Gagnon, and “Today” news anchor Natalie Morales.
“Rio 2” arrives April 2014 in cinemas nationwide from 20th Century Fox – check teaser trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsQzrsQPTuU