Sequel to 2011 computer animated film ‘Rio’ by the title of ‘Rio 2’ will be released in cinemas across Pakistan on 11th April 2014. The movie will be shown in Cineplex, Nueplex and Cinepax as well. The movie is a musical adventure comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and has been directed by Carlos Saldanha. The title has been adopted from the city Rio de Janeiro where the story of the first movie was based. The second movie will also be set in Rio de Janeiro.
The voices of the characters have been lent by Jesse Eisenberg,Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Jemaine Clement, Leslie Mann, Rodrigo Santoro, and Jake T. Austin. The story starts with Blu, Jewel and their three kids who leave their home in Rio de Janeiro to travel to Amazon rainforest where their owners, Linda and Tulio are busy in an expedition. They have uncovered a hidden tribe of Spix’s Macaws. Blu and Jewel’s rival Nigel spots them on their way there and immediately starts planning to take revenge.
Nigel befriends poison dart frog Gabi and Tamandua Charlie as his partners in crime. Jewel comes across her lost father on their way back. Her father is in hiding with the macaw tribe. Blu tries hard to fit in while Jewel reunites with her family. Nigel is able to infiltrate the tribe and Linda and Tulio end up being kidnapped by illegal loggers.
The previous movie was a success which attaches hope with this movie as well.