The Real In Rio Songfacts states that In 2011 The Social Network actor Jesse Eisenberg recorded the song "Real in Rio" for the animated movie Rio. He played the main character Blu, a socially awkward Spix's Macaw who learns how to fly. He is accompanied on the song by characters voiced by Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, George Lopez and will.i.am. Hathaway previously played Eisenberg's on screen sibling in the TV comedy drama Get Real.
Along with "Man or Muppet," it was one of just two songs nominated for an Oscar in the Best Original Song category of the Academy Awards held in 2012.