Anne Hathaway and Neil Patrick Harris are off to Rio!

Anne Hathaway and Neil Patrick Harris have signed up for the upcoming animation Rio.


The film will follow the story of a “nerdy macaw” who leaves Minnesota and heads for the city of Rio de Janeiro. It is not yet known what roles Hathaway and Harris will voice.


Director Carlos Saldanha (Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs) will work on the project, which is scheduled for release in 2011. It will be filmed in 3D digital animation.