RIO 2 (U)

WHO’S IN IT?

Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables), Leslie Mann (Knocked Up), Bruno Mars (film debut), Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords), George Lopez (The Smurfs), Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained), will.i.am (Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa), Rodrigo Santoro (300), Jake T. Austen (The Ant Bully), Tracy Morgan (Cop Out), Andy Garcia (Ocean’s 11), Kristin Chenoweth (The Pink Panther), Rita Moreno (West Side Story)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Carlos Saldanha (Ice Age: The Meltdown), director, writer; Don Rhymer (Surf’s Up), writer; Bruce Anderson (Horton Hears A Who!) and John C. Donkin (Robots), producers; John Powell (Shrek), composer; Renato Falcão (Epic), cinematographer

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

After the events of the first film, Blu (Eisenberg) is happily living with mate Jewel (Hathaway) and their three children. However, when evidence showing more living members of the rare Spix’s macaw breed of bird is discovered, Blu takes his family and friends to the Amazon where they encounter the vengeful cockatoo Nigel (Clement) and his long-lost father-in-law (Garcia)…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Rio 2 is a family sequel to be enjoyed by all ages, thanks to its colourful visuals, returning characters and glorious musical numbers (for which it was Oscar-nominated first time round).

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 4TH APRIL 2014

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