Star Tracker: George Lopez, Fergie, and Kate Del Castillo
Star Tracker: George Lopez, Fergie, and Kate Del Castillo
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.


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Rio
FOX to Screen "Rio" at Brazilian Favela
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. 


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Iconic Composer Sergio Mendes Scores One for Brazil!
Iconic Composer Sergio Mendes Scores One for Brazil!
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.


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