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New Trailer for RIO 2

Fox and Blue Sky have just released a new trailer for their CG Animated sequel, Rio 2. The film will see the return of Carlos Saldanha to the director’s seat, and will be premiering on April 11, 2014. Rio 2 will follow Blu, Jewel, and their three kids as they leave their domesticated life in the city of Rio de Janeiro behind, in order to journey to the Amazon forest, where they encounter a ...

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First Full Trailer for Rio 2

The first full trailer for the sequel to Rio has just been released, providing fans with a brief but meaty glimpse of what they can expect from the film, such as musical numbers, colorful feathers, and various talking animals – exactly the same things you can get from the first film, only bigger and better this time around. One of the key differences with the sequel is that the action now ...

New Official Teaser Trailer for RIO 2
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New Official Teaser Trailer for RIO 2

A new teaser trailer has just been released for Twentieth Century Fox’s hit 3D CG Animated Comedy movie RIO 2, which brings everybody’s favorite rowdy bunch of tropical birds back for a second round of hilarity, flare, and non-stop samba moves. The much-anticipated sequel brings back Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway in the lead roles, and introduces a new batch of characters voiced ...

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Bruno Mars and Kirstin Chenoweth Added to Rio 2 Cast

Fox has recently announced new additions to the star studded voice cast of their upcoming animated feature, Rio 2. The sequel to Carlos Saldanha’s hit 2011 CG feature is slated for an April 14, 2014 release and will feature the voices of original cast members Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Jamie Fox and Will.i.am. They will be joined by newer additions such as Andy Garcia, Kirstin Chenoweth, ...

RIO sequel a possibility, says Sergio Mendes
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RIO sequel a possibility, says Sergio Mendes

According to Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes, a sequel to last year’s animated, avian-centric hit “Rio” is likely to happen. Mendes remembers the movie fondly because he co-wrote the film’s song “Real in Rio”, which earned him an Oscar nomination in the Best Song category. ...

Cartoon Network goes MAD with RiOA, Thomas the Unstoppable Tank Engine
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Cartoon Network goes MAD with RiOA, Thomas the Unstoppable Tank Engine

On Monday, August 22nd, it’s time to go MAD once again! The Warner Bros. toon staring Alfred E. Neuman is back on Cartoon Network with all new adventures, for an all new set of laughs. So what’s up this week? When 8:30pm rolls around, MAD is dishing out an episode titled RiOA, Thomas the Unstoppable Tank Engine. The first name refers to a lonely little blue bird, who gets a hold ...

Rio flies Maya the Bee to Russia
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Rio flies Maya the Bee to Russia

Maya the Bee, the soon-to-be (bee) lovable CG animated series starring an adorable little Maya, is already making it’s way to an entirely new section of the world, as Rio License works with Studio 100 to bring the toon to Russia. Spreading across Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, and all of the CIS territories, Maya the Bee will debut about 18 months from now – likely coinciding with the ...

Disney, Marvel's X-Men: First Class tops box office
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Disney, Marvel’s X-Men: First Class tops box office

In it’s first weekend to theaters, X-Men: First Class took the top spot from contenders like The Hangover Part II and Nickelodeons Kung Fu Panda sequel, Kung Fu Panda 2. Disney’s movie about Marvel’s Mutants took home $56 million in the three day span, an impressive start, though about $30 million shy of the last film in the franchise, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which clawed ...

Kung Fu Panda 2 chops low for DreamWorks
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Kung Fu Panda 2 chops low for DreamWorks

It’s tough to imagine that earning $50 million dollars in a three day span (or $65 million in a 5 day span) could somehow be viewed as a bummer. But, that’s the box offices films face today, where Kung Fu Panda 2 did just that. The sequel to DreamWorks Animations 2008 juggernaut had a mighty first effort, but not strong enough to tackle another sequel, The Hangover Part II. ...

Marvel's Thor reclaims top box office spot for Disney
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Marvel’s Thor reclaims top box office spot for Disney

Thor cares not for Bridesmaids. At least, so says Marvel’s God of Thunder, who is equally targeting the God of Box Office title. The comic book icon has pulled in the top spot for the second straight week at the box office, beating out Bridesmaids and Fast Five with about $35 million dollars. As a key element to Disney’s mega crossover, the Avengers, Thor’s ranking at the ...

Marvel's Thor strikes down the box office for Disney
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Marvel’s Thor strikes down the box office for Disney

Seems like the God of Thunder ain’t so bad at the box office, either! In the film’s debut weekend, the Marvel icon raked in approximately $66 million bucks, nearly double the efforts of the second place title, Fast Five. Fan reaction to the super hero movie has been very impressive, with rating scores quite high. As Disney continues their campaign toward the upcoming Avengers ...

Jem and the Holograms rocks The Hub
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Jem and the Holograms rocks The Hub

The 1980s was an iconic era for music, clothing, and attitude. Jem and the Holograms perfectly targets all of those facets perfectly in animated form. A creation between Hasbro, Marvel Productions, and Sumbow Productions (the teams behind G.I. Joe and Transformers) and animated by Toei Doga (Toei Animation) the toon told a story about Jerrica Benton, whose rocker alter ego Jem, along with her ...

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