By Lee Hernandez | 04/18/2011 - 14:06
— Moviegoers flocked to the cineplex this weekend to watch a macaw named Blu embark on a grand adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams. The animated movie, Rio, raked in an impressive $40 million at the box office, making it the weekend's #1 movie.
By Lee Hernandez | 03/24/2011 - 15:00
FOX has gone out of its way to make its 3-D animated movie, Rio as authentic (and as Brazilian) as possible. First, the studio cast Brazilian-born actor Rodrigo Santoro as a lead in the film, then they hired Brazilian director Carlos Saldanha to helm the project and later recruited iconic Brazilian composer, Sergio Mendes to score it.
By Lee Hernandez | 03/21/2011 - 12:30
It's widely known that the new Brazil-set animated movie, Rio (in theaters April 15th) boasts A-list talent like George Lopez, Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx and Jesse Eisenberg.
By Monica Herrera | 10/16/2008 - 16:21