On Friday, April 11, 2014, Carlos Saldanha brings to theaters a new “Rio.” “Rio 2” finds Blu, Jewel and the three kids living the perfect domesticated life in Rio. Jewel decides the children need to learn to adapt to living like real birds which means a move to the Amazon.
Blue tries to fit in with the new neighbors, although he struggles with the thought of loosing Jewel and the children to the call of the wild.
Carlos Saldanha had the inspiration for his “Rio” franchise by living in Rio as a child and growing up there.
Jesse Eisenberg as Blu
Anne Hathaway as Jewel
Leslie Mann as Linda
Jamie Foxx as Nico
Rodrigo Santoro as Tulio
Jake T. Austin as Fernando
George Lopez as Rafael
Will I Am as Pedro
Screenwriters for “Rio 2” are Carlos Saldanha and Don Rhymer. Look for “Rio 2” in theaters on Friday, April 11, 2014. The movie is being released by 20th Century Fox.