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How Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Honors, Respects, and Celebrates Mexican Culture
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COCO Pixar

Pixar’s Coco explores themes of family, culture, and music through Dia De Los Muertos, the Mexican holiday which celebrates and honors family members who have passed on to the afterlife. In the film, Miguel (Anthony Gonzales) is prohibited from playing and listening to music. Despite that, he still strives to become a musician like his idol, Ernesto Del La Cruz (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 Héctor (Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.

We sat down with our fellow journalists to talk to the cast and crew of Coco, and what they hope the film can accomplish. Check out what they had to say below.

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‘Coco’ Trailer: Pixar’s Final Peek At Their Dia De Los Muertos Animated Film
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Pixar's Coco

Disney and Pixar have released the final spirited trailer for Coco, Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina‘s computer animated film based on Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead when translated into English. The film is a celebration of the Mexican holiday which remembers those who have passed on to the afterlife.

Now with this final trailer, we are getting a better look at how Pixar’s latest honors diversity and culture. Check out the latest trailer below.

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‘Coco’: New Clip, TV Spot, and Featurette For Latest Pixar Movie Released
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Pixar's Coco

Disney•Pixar has released some new previews for their upcoming animated feature Coco.

These include a clip titled “Mariachi Plaza,” a TV spot titled “Every Pixar World,” and a featurette titled “Crafting Coco.” You can find more information on the movie and watch the videos below.

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‘Coco’ Trailer: Pixar’s Latest Is A Beautiful Bittersweet Symphony
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COCO Pixar

It’s almost hard to find a “bad” Pixar film. Even their weakest efforts have some very likable qualities, and almost every film is just gorgeous to look at. But when it comes to Coco, the animation studio has really outdone themselves. The latest trailer is full of vibrant colors and emotional musical pieces that really get at the heart of the film’s plot, which follows a young boy named Miguel who, desperate to become an accomplished musician like his idol, finds himself in the land of the dead during Mexico’s celebrated Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead. A love for family and music sing true in what is obviously a love letter to Mexico.

Check out the full Coco trailer here below.

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D23 Expo 2017: Pixar’s ‘Coco’
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Coco

Pixar’s Coco will attempt to chart the world of the dead. Directed by Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3) and Adrian Molina, the movie centers on Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez), who is magically transported to the world of the undead, and joins trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal) on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.

We’ve already seen two trailers, and now the studio has previewed some brand new footage just in time for this year’s D23 Expo. So if you are already pleased by what you have seen so far, get ready to get even more excited by the footage description. Check it all out below.

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‘Coco’ Trailer: Pixar’s Colorful Journey From The Afterlife To The Land Of The Living
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Coco

Following the news announcing an all-Latino cast for Pixar’s Coco, comes a brand new trailer that provides a more detailed look at the world that the animated studio has created.

From Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3) and Adrian Molina, the movie centers on Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez), who is magically transported to the world of the undead, and joins trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Check out the trailer below.

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Full Cast For Disney•Pixar’s ‘Coco’ Revealed
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Pixar's Coco

The full list of voice talents for Disney•Pixar’s Coco has been revealed. The film, which has a strong emphasis on family ties and draws inspiration from Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), will follow a young boy who dreams of becoming like his late musical idol. Director Lee Unkrich says it was important for the film to have an all-Latino cast, and searched for the talent from Mexico and from Los Angeles. So the film is an appropriate reflection of the characters in the film.

Now he’s found that perfect cast. Find out more about them and the characters they play, plus what Unkrich and co-director Adrian Molina had to say about the film and a new poster, below.

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First Trailer For Pixar’s Dia De Los Muertos Movie ‘Coco’ Is Here
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Pixar's Coco

Disney•Pixar has released a teaser trailer for Coco, the animation studio’s long-awaited Dia de los Muertos movie.

The movie is directed by Lee Unkrich, who won an Oscar for his work directing Toy Story 3 and who also co-directed Toy Story 2, Monsters Inc., and Finding Nemo. Adrian Molina co-directs. Starring is newcomer Anthony Gonzalez, Benjamin Bratt (Doctor Strange, Despicable Me 2), Gael García Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle, Amores Perros), and Renée Victor (Weeds, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones).

Check out the first trailer for Pixar’s Coco below.

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‘Coco’: Cast, Plot Details, and Concept Art For Pixar’s Dia De Los Muertos Movie Revealed
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Pixar's Coco Logo

Some new details have been revealed about Coco, the Dia de los Muertos movie being made by animation giant Pixar. The movie is one of two being released by Pixar in 2017, along with the sequel Cars 3, and the only original title of theirs planned until 2020. The Incredibles 2 and Toy Story 4 are currently scheduled for released in 2018 and 2019.

Today the voice cast for Coco has been revealed, along with new details on the plot of the movie. Also released, is a piece of concept art. All of this information and the image can be found below.

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Gael García Bernal Leads Jonás Cuarón’s ‘Zorro’ Reboot
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Gael Garcia Bernal

Gael García Bernal may not be the most familiar face, but he is signing on to a project that will hopefully make him more of a household name. New reports confirm that the actor will now play the swashbuckling hero Zorro from Jonás Cuarón, son of Gravity‘s Alfonso Cuarón, in the reboot simply titled Z.

More on the story below.

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