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Experience the Amazon Jungle in RIO 2



Photo © Blue Sky Studios/20th Century Fox

It’s a new year and a new Rio with Rio 2! Join Blu, Jewel, and their 3 chicks as the city family finds themselves in the midst of the wild Amazon jungle. This is a fun, energetic movie the entire family will enjoy!

The movie begins on New Year’s Eve in an explosion of vibrant color and contemporary Brazilian music that will make you want to jump out of your seat and dance! As Blu and Jewel try to figure out the best way to raise their children, rumors of another blue macaw sends a hesitant Blu and his family to the wilds of the Amazon jungle in search of their roots.


Photo © Blue Sky Studios/20th Century Fox

Traveling through the jungle, a flock of blue macaws finds them and a surprised Jewel is reunited with her family. Domesticated Blu struggles to find a connection to his new in-laws and fit in with the wild birds.

In the meantime, a dastardly trio, led by an injured Nigel vows revenge on the bird who almost caused him his life. Battered Nigel, featherless and unable to fly comes up with inventive ways to find Blu. When Nigel finds Blu their encounter takes an unexpected turn.


Photo © Blue Sky Studios/20th Century Fox

This wholesome movie connects us to common life experiences and appeals to all ages. Add the humor of new characters Eduardo (Andy Garcia), Mimi (Rita Moreno), Gabbi (Kristen Chenoweth) and Roberto (Bruno Mars), new upbeat music and the stunning animation of a lush Amazon and you will be rolling in the aisles and dancing out of the theatre. RIO2 is set to open in April 11, 2014.


Photo © Blue Sky Studios/20th Century Fox

View the trailer

Rio2 will be in theaters on April 11th! Learn more about the film #Rio2 online, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google Plus!

See the article, Behind the Scenes of RIO2 for a summary of the Q&A with Brazilian director/producer Carlos Saldahna.

Terri Garcia has been a Southern California girl since the age of two. She has lived in Los Angeles County and both North and South Orange County. A stay-at-home mom and confessed “pinaholic”, she loves all things creative. She believes in giving back and practicing random acts of kindness. She finds joy in creating thoughtful, creative gifts, traveling, historical fiction and most importantly being mom to two very active boys. Similar to the Little Red Hen, she likes to do things herself; although in the end, she will happily share the homemade bread with family and friends.
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