Pixar's upcoming film Coco delves into the Land of the Living and the Dead, told through the vantage point of a 12 year-old Mexican boy named Miguel. Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Along with his adorable and mischevious Xolo (Mexican hairless dog) named Dante, Miguel seeks to find answers to questions he has of his family history by venturing into the Land of the Dead. This morning, Disney and Pixar revealed not only a new theatrical poster for the film, but a wide array of the voice cast and characters who will populate both the Land of the Living and Land of the Dead. Check it all out after the break!
Rumored to have played before several showings of Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast, 'Dante's Lunch' is a brand new short film set in the world of Pixar's Coco. The short film features Coco protagonist Miguel's best companion, Dante. Initially created as an animation test for the character, 'Dante's Lunch' was released via Yahoo! Movies to give audiences a little taste of Miguel's eccentric pal. Watch 'Dante's Lunch' and read a brief interview with Coco Director Lee Unkrich after the break!
Following the release of Coco's teaser trailer earlier this week, there has been a rejuvenated excitement for original projects across Pixar fandom. One of the most exciting aspects of reporting on Pixar news is seeing new footage of an upcoming film for the very first time. Pixar prides itself on growing wholly original film ideas in-house, without hiring outsider talent to jump start new projects. The ingenuity behind the world and characters of Coco got us thinking about the future of original films at the acclaimed studio. Follow along as we explore the future of original Pixar films (post Coco) after the break!
After much anticipation for Pixar's next wholly original conception, the teaser trailer for Coco has finally debuted online. Coco, directed by Toy Story 3's Lee Unkrich, tells the story of a young boy named Miguel who travels to the "Land of the Dead" centered around the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos, longing to one day play the guitar like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Check out the teaser trailer for Pixar's Coco after the break!
Over the past week, Disney and Pixar have revealed new poster art for June 16th's Cars 3, November 22nd's Coco, and Pixar's latest short film titled Lou. Check out the gorgeous poster designs after the break:
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