New 'Coco' Trailer Brings Día de los Muertos to Life
Disney Pixar has released another beautiful trailer for the upcoming 'Coco.' The story of a young aspiring guitarist named Miguel who finds himself transported to the Land of the Dead where he meets some interesting characters and learns about his family's heritage.
Pixar is synonymous with the best in heartfelt storytelling in animation. From 'Toy Story' to 'Up,' Pixar can evoke a multitude of emotions while creating rich and relatable animated characters. 'Coco' is especially important for its depiction of Mexican culture that producers have gone to great lengths to depict it with authenticity and respect. The film boasts an all-Latino voice cast including Jane the Virgin star Jaime Camil and Sofía Espinosa as Miguel’s parents and Luis Valdez as Miguel’s uncle.
Here is the synopsis of the film and the talented voice cast:
"Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history."
Directed by Lee Unkrich (“Toy Story 3”), co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist “Monsters University”) and produced by Darla K. Anderson (“Toy Story 3”).
Disney•Pixar’s “Coco” opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017.