Titles like "Kung Fu Panda 2" and "Pirates 4" aim to capitalize on the popularity of the technology, which helped international grosses climb 30% over the past five years. READ MORE
THE BUSINESS: Fox Animation chief Vanessa Morrison talks "Rio" sequel, role models and her love of cartoons. READ MORE
UPDATED: "Prom" and "Hoodwinked Too!" underwhelm; "Rio" set to jump the $100 million mark in U.S. over the weekend. READ MORE
In North America, "Rio" wins Easter weekend, while Tyler Perry's "Madea" and "Water for Elephants," starring Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson and Christoph Waltz, are off to good starts. READ MORE
UPDATED: "Madea's Big Happy Family" is a close second with $10.5 million; Reese Witherspoon-Robert Pattinson circus romance "Water for Elephants" scores $7 million. READ MORE
Dimension's "Scream 4" opens at No. 2 with $17.9 million, while new market openings boost Universal's "Hop" to the weekend's No. 3 spot with $9.2 million. READ MORE
Wondering which film to go see this weekend? Check out what THR's critics say about "Rio," "Scream 4," Robert Redford's "The Conspirator" and four others opening in limited release. READ MORE
UPDATED: "Rio" scores best opening of 2011 of any film anywhere; "Hanna" and "Soul Surfer" overperform domestically. READ MORE
The film, which opens April 15, features “top notch” voice work by Jesse Eisenberg, Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am and Jamie Foxx. READ MORE
The 'toon stars Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway and Jamie Foxx. READ MORE
The company will hold its very first public screenings this Friday inside the favela compound Complexo do Alemao in Rio de Janeiro.
The movie game is a tie-in to Fox's upcoming toon "Rio,” which holds its world premiere in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday night. READ MORE
The current issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine explains why a summer lined with franchise titles and sequels should help offset early box office malaise. READ MORE
Advances in technology have allowed companies to create video game worlds that mirror the look of CGI films. READ MORE
Commercial for animated film will flash an embed code leading viewers to Angry Birds/Rio sweepstakes. READ MORE
Shifts were made after Warner Bros. moved "Crazy, Stupid, Love" from April to the end of July. READ MORE
A domesticated American macaw follows a beautiful female to the vastly different world of Rio de Janeiro.
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