International Trailer for RIO Starring the Voices of Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg

     February 25, 2011

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The international trailer for 20th Century Fox’s upcoming animated film Rio has been released. This trailer delves rather deeply into the plot and gives a sense of what the actual movie will be like (two rare birds must mate, but one is super awkward, both get kidnapped, etc.). From the creators of Ice Age, the film features the voice talents of Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Neil Patrick Harris, Jemaine Clement, Tracy Morgan, Leslie Mann, will.i.am, Jamie Foxx and George Lopez. Rio hits theaters in 3D on April 8th. Hit the jump to watch the trailer.

Don’t forget to check out our Rio interviews with Anne Hathawy, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez and Carlos Saldanha.

Here’s the official synopsis for Rio:

RIO is a 3-D animation feature from the makers of the “Ice Age” films. Set in the magnificent city of Rio de Janeiro and the lush rainforest of Brazil, the comedy-adventure centers on Blu, a rare macaw who thinks he is the last of his kind. When Blu discovers there’s another – and that she’s a she – he leaves the comforts of his cage in small town Minnesota and heads to Rio. But it’s far from love at first sight between the domesticated and flight-challenged Blu and the fiercely independent, high-flying female, Jewel. Unexpectedly thrown together, they embark on an adventure of a lifetime, where they learn about friendship, love, courage, and being open to life’s many wonders. RIO brings together a menagerie of vivid characters, a heart-warming story, colorful backdrops, energizing Latin and contemporary music, and family-friendly song and dance.

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