Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios have released a new full-length trailer for their upcoming animated sequel Rio 2.
A direct sequel to the 2011 hit Rio, the film will centre around the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and feature Blu and Jewel’s chicks, one of whom is afraid to fly.
Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway return to voice Blu and Jewel, with Leslie Mann, Jamie Foxx , Rodrigo Santoro, Jake T. Austin, George Lopez, and Will i Am all rumoured to be voicing characters.
Rio 2 is scheduled for an April 4th, 2014 opening in Ireland.
The entire cast of the animated smash RIO returns in RIO 2, and they are joined by a new flock of top actors and musical talents. Rich with grandeur, character, color and music, RIO 2 finds Jewel (Anne Hathaway), Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) and their three kids leaving their domesticated life in that magical city for a journey to the Amazon. They encounter a menagerie of characters who are born to be wild, voiced by Oscar nominee Andy Garcia, Oscar/Emmy/Tony-winner Rita Moreno, Grammy winner Bruno Mars, and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth.