Update on March 26th, 2014:

A new teaser featuring the Korean voice actors for the upcoming movie, “Rio 2”, was recently released. Sunny begins speaking at the 0:38 mark of the clip, saying, “The character I’m voicing is Jewel; she’s a very beautiful character. She is a mother of three and is very adventurous. She is quite tough, smart, and strong. I think that she’s a great female character.” A preview of Sunny’s singing is also shown.

“Rio 2” is set to release on May 1st in Korea. Check out the latest video for the movie below.

Original article from November 15th, 2013:

Sunny is set to voice the character, Jewel, in the upcoming 3D computer-animated movie, “Rio 2”. Meanwhile, Im Siwan will take on the role of main character, Blu. The film will be released next year on April 24th.

The movie is the sequel to the 2011 released movie, “Rio”, which takes place in the city for which the films is named for, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The plot involves Blu, Jewel, and their family of three kids who are living a perfect domesticated life in the city. However, Jewel decides the kids need to learn to live like real birds, insisting the family venture into the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in with the jungle, he worries he may lose his family to the “call of the wild”.

Stay tuned to Soshified for more updates on Sunny’s role as Jewel in “Rio 2”.

Sources: Sports Seoul, Daum 1, IMDb, Newsen, Daum 2
Written by: kt9823@soshified
Contributors: ch0sshi@soshified, SunnyStawr@soshified

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