New York, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2014
Cupcake Digital, Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products are giving fans of the RIO film franchise a sneak peek at the RIO 2 film via an app available for download to mobile devices today. The RIO 2 official app for the movie includes an interactive story that takes kids into Blu and Jewel’s Amazonian family adventure. The app also offers three engaging interactive games and coloring pages featuring favorite characters from the film, which hits theaters on April 11th.
The app is available on the App Store, Amazon Appstore for Android, Google Play and Barnes & Noble App Store for NOOK for a limited-time introductory price of 99 cents (full price is $2.99). Features include:
- New story based on the RIO 2 film
- Action-packed activities for kids of all ages:
- Sky Soccer: 5-level game with high-score leaderboard
- Whack a Monkey: Tap away at pesky monkeys and avoid Luiz the dog
- Fruit Crusher: Match tropical fruits to win points Coloring pages with a variety of tools and stickers
This second Cupcake Digital RIO 2 app is a great companion to the previously released RIO Read & Play app based on the popular 2011 RIO film and is part of an overall marketing and licensing strategy for the upcoming theatrical and DVD releases.
About RIO and RIO 2
From Fox Animation Studios and Blue Sky Studios – the creators of Ice Age, Epic and Robots – the musical animation adventure comedy RIO tells the story of how rare blue macaws Blu and Jewel meet and fall in love in Rio de Janeiro during Carnival. The entire cast of the animated smash RIO returns in RIO 2, and are joined by a new flock of top actors and musical talents.
Rich with grandeur, character, color and music, RIO 2 finds Jewel (Anne Hathaway), Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) and their three kids leaving domesticated life in a magical city for a journey to the Amazon. They encounter a menagerie of characters that are born to be wild, voiced by Oscar® nominee Andy Garcia, Oscar/Grammy®/Emmy®/Tony® winner Rita Moreno, Grammy winner Bruno Mars and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth. Rio 2 also features new Brazilian artists and original music by Janelle Monae and Wondaland.
About Cupcake Digital
Founded in 2012, Cupcake Digital, Inc. gives kids the opportunity to interact with the characters they love by transforming children’s entertainment properties into award-winning apps. The Company’s apps are consistently top-ranked on the App Store, Amazon Appstore for Android, Google Play and the Barnes & Noble NOOK Store. Cupcake’s licensed IP portfolio includes Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock, Strawberry Shortcake, VeggieTales, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Animal Planet, The Smurfs, Sid the Science Kid, Barney, Mike the Knight, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Puss In Boots, How To Train Your Dragon, Madagascar, Shrek, and Kung Fu Panda. For more information about Cupcake Digital Inc., please visit http://www.cupcakedigital.com.
About Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products
A division 21st Century Fox and recognized industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products licenses and markets properties worldwide on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Company, as well as third party lines. The division is aligned with Twentieth Century Fox Television, the flagship studio leading the industry in supplying award-winning and blockbuster primetime television programming and entertainment content.