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Film information
Directed byLee Unkrich

Adrian Molina (co-director)

Produced byDarla K. Anderson
Written byAdrian Molina
Release dateNovember 22, 2017[1]
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Coco is set to be Pixar's nineteenth feature film. It is scheduled to be released on November 22, 2017.

Plot

It was indicated the film centers on a 12-year-old boy named Miguel, who sets off a chain of events relating to a century-old mystery and discovers the world of the dead.

Production

Unkrich said the culture of Dia de los Muertos left on him a lasting and inspiring impression. The story originated from him wondering what if one could meet his deceased relatives.[2][3][4]

Disney/Pixar first announced Lee Unkrich's next film after Toy Story 3 at CinemaCon on April 24, 2012. It was referred to as The Untitled Pixar Movie About Dia de los Muertos. The following official synopsis was provided:

From director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson, the filmmaking team behind the Academy Award®-winning Toy Story 3, comes a wholly original Pixar Animation Studios film that delves into the vibrant holiday of Día de los Muertos.

The title of the film, Coco, and the expected release date of fall 2017, were first revealed at 2015 D23 Expo. The official synopsis is:

Coco is the celebration of a lifetime, where the discovery of a generations-old mystery leads to a most extraordinary and surprising family reunion.

On April 12, 2016, Lee Unkrich announced on Twitter that animation has officially started on Coco. The film's writer, Adrian Molina, was promoted to co-director in 2016.

Cameos

Lee Unkrich confirmed that there will be a reference to a Stanley Kubrick film.[citation needed]

Credits

  • Director: Lee Unkrich
  • Co-Director and Writer: Adrian Molina
  • Producer: Darla Anderson
  • Character designer: Daniel Arriaga
  • Supervising Animators: Mike Venturini and Gini Santos
  • Animators: Eliza Ivanova, Dovi Anderson and Gwen Enderoglu
  • Lighting: Danielle Feinberg

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References

  1. Disney Announces Release Dates for 'Incredibles 2,' 'Cars 3'
  2. [1]
  3. D23: Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios Live Blog
  4. Pixar’s Dia De Los Muertos Movie Is Titled ‘Coco’ [D23 Expo 2015]

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