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.
I enjoyed the teaser so much. I would be glad if RIO will remain partially musical because if there is one thing I really like about the first one is the musical numbers. But one thing that caught my attention is the change of setting. i get it, they need to show new things and that includes a new setting. Maybe it is just me but I find it weird that movies titled with a name of a place and they are not on that location is a little bit off to me. But setting that aside, Blu and his Family moving to Amazon is indeed another step for the Rio franchise. I hope everything works well.
Opening in April 2014, Rio 2 will be distributed by 20th Century Fox through Warner Bros.