Pixar rarely disappoints, it just released a trailer to its upcoming new animated movie, “Coco” loosely based on the Mexican holiday, “Día de Muertos“.
Coco follows a 12-year-old boy named Miguel who sets off a chain of events relating to a century-old mystery, leading to an extraordinary family reunion.
Despite his family’s generation-old ban on music, Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt).
Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the Land of the Dead. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (Gael García Bernal) and together they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.
The plot is very similar to Disney’s old, “Book of Life” so not many fans are happy about the recycle.
Pixar’s Coco Trailer
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