'Angry Birds Rio' to Take Over Big and Little Screens This Spring

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'Rio' tells the story of Blu, "a domesticated Macaw who never learned to fly." He lives in a small town in Minnesota with his best friend and owner, Linda. Blu and his owner Linda think he's the last of his breed, but they find out that there's another Macaw named Jewel, who lives in Rio de Janeiro. They travel to Brazil to find Blu's counterpart, but Blu and Jewel are quickly captured by animal smugglers. To escape, Blu will have to find the courage to learn to fly.

'The Social Network' star Jesse Eisenberg is the voice of Blu, while Anne Hathaway has been cast as Jewel. Who else is in the film? 'Glee' star Jane Lynch, the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am and many others.

Check out the trailer for Angry Birds Rio below. What do you think about the movie concept and accompanying app? Do you think it's way cool or much too much?

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