[Movies] Voice Cast Announced For Rio 2 Posted by Joseph Lee on 02.22.2013
Coming in April 2014...
Coming Soon reports that Twentieth Centruy Fox has announced the voice cast for Rio 2, which will be released on April 11, 2014.
Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Jemaine Clement, will.i.am, Tracy Morgan, George Lopez, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto, Jake T. Austin and Jamie Foxx will return with new voices Andy Garcia, Bruno Mars, Kristin Chenoweth, Rita Moreno, Amandla Stenberg, Rachel Crow, Pierce Gagnon and Natalie Morales.
Carlos Saldanha, who was inspired to create the film based on his experiences in the city. He will once again direct along with producers John C. Donkin and Bruce Anderson.
Here's a synopsis: In Rio 2, we find Blu, Jewel and their three kids living the perfect domesticated life in that magical city. When Jewel decides the kids need to learn to live like real birds, she insists the family venture into the Amazon. 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."
Sergio Mendes, executive music producer of Rio, will return with composer John Powell. The film will have new Brazilian artists and original music by Janelle Monáe and The Wondaland Arts Society, who also voices a role in the film.