Disney And Pixar Are Taking Us On A Trip To The Land Of The Dead In ‘Coco’

June 8, 2017

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely is the owner of HorrorFuel.com. She is an Executive Producer of "13 Slays Till Christmas" which is out on Digital and DVD and now streaming on Tubi. She has several other films in the works. Kelli is an animal lover and a true horror addict since the age of 9 when she saw Friday the 13th. Email: [email protected]

Disney and Pixar have teamed up for the animated feature Coco. The film, which draws inspiration from Dia de Muertos, the Day of the dead. While Coco is not technically a horror film, it will appeal to genre fans. The film is perfect to share with your children and to introduce them to the rich world and mythos of Dia de Muertos.
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In the film, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez), despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, 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 stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (Gael García Bernal) and together, they set off on an journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.
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Coco opens in U.S. theaters nationwide on November 22, 2017.

Meet Dante, Miguel’s best friend from Coco, in this short film.

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