See Jemaine Clement take flight as villainous cockatoo Nigel in Rio 2

Watch the Flight of the Conchords star in the studio, recording the voice of the animated avian

Jemaine Clement is taking flight once again – as a villainous cockatoo named Nigel. And judging by the exclusive behind-the-scenes clip below, he’s really throwing himself into the part.


Clement, best known as one half of comedy music duo Flight of the Conchords, makes good use of his vocals skills in animated avian sequel Rio 2, as macaw Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) and his family embark on their latest adventure, which takes them deep into the Amazon forest.

See Jemaine/Nigel in action below…


Rio 2 is available on Digital HD via iTunes, Google Play, Xbox Video, Sky Store Buy & Keep and PlayStation from 28th July and on Blu-ray 2D and 3D, and DVD, from 4th August