Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Disney-Pixar's Coco - the story of a 12-year-old aspiring musician's extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors - won a 2018 Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Motion Picture, became the highest grossing film of all time in Mexico, broke records in China and earned widespread praise, receiving 96 percent from critics and 97 percent from audiences on Rotten Tomatoes. Now this vibrant tale filled with love and laughter is coming to Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray and DVD 21st May 2018 from Disney-Pixar.
Through fresh and fascinating bonus material, adventurers of all ages will tag along with filmmakers as they soak in Día de los Muertos in Mexico; explore the essential role of music in Coco; and learn how the cast and crew personally connect with the film's message. They'll step behind the scenes to discover the inspiration behind the film's creative costuming; Miguel's beautifully complicated family; Dante the loyal Xolo dog; and the stunning worlds of both the dead and the living. Features also include deleted scenes, insightful filmmaker commentary, the music of Coco and more.
In Disney-Pixar's Coco, Pixar Animation Studios' 19th feature film, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt)-despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music. 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 (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
The voice cast of Coco includes characters from the Land of the Living and the Land of the Dead. From the Land of the Living, Anthony Gonzalez (Ice Box, TNT's The Last Ship) lends his voice to Miguel, Renée Victor (Weeds, The Apostle) provides the authoritative voice of Abuelita, and Jaime Camil (CW's Jane the Virgin, Disney Junior's Elena of Avalor, The Secret Lives of Pets) is the voice of Papá. Lombardo Boyar (Happy Feet, TNT's Murder in the First) voices a town mariachi, and Ana Ofelia Murguía is the voice of Miguel's cherished great-grandmother Mamá Coco. Sofía Espinosa (Gloria) provides the voice of Miguel's loving Mamá, and Luis Valdez (Which Way Is Up, director La Bamba and The Cisco Kid) lends his voice to Tío Berto, Miguel's hardworking uncle.
From the Land of the Dead, Gael García Bernal (Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle) helps bring to life charming trickster Héctor, Benjamin Bratt (Fox's Star, Doctor Strange) is the voice of Miguel's idol Ernesto de la Cruz, and Alanna Ubach (Meet the Fockers, Bravo's Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce) provides the voice of Miguel's great-great-grandmother Mamá Imelda. Alfonso Arau (¡Three Amigos! director/ producer Like Water for Chocolate, director A Walk in the Clouds) is the voice of Miguel's late great-grandfather Papá Julio, Herbert Siguenza (Larry Crowne, Ben 10: Alien Swarm) lends his voice to both Tío Oscar and Tío Felipe, Miguel's late identical twin uncles, and Gabriel Iglesias (Planes, The Nut Job, The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature) lends his voice to the Clerk. Natalia Cordova-Buckley (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D) provides the voice of legendary artist Frida Kahlo, Selene Luna (My Bloody Valentine, Celebrity Wife Swap) voices Miguel's aunt Tía Rosita, and Edward James Olmos (Blade Runner, Stand and Deliver) lends his voice to Chicharrón.
Also lending their voices are Carla Medina, Dyana Ortelli, Blanca Araceli, Salvador Reyes, Cheech Marin, Octavio Solis and John Ratzenberger.
Directed by Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3) and co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist Monsters University) from a script by Molina and Matthew Aldrich (Spinning Man). Darla K. Anderson (Toy Story 3) produces, and John Lasseter is executive producer. Coco features an original score from Oscar®-winning composer Michael Giacchino (Up, Rogue One), a song by Oscar winners Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Frozen), and additional songs co-written by Germaine Franco (Dope, Shovel Buddies) and Molina. Also part of the team is musical consultant Camilo Lara of the music project Mexican Institute of Sound, as well as cultural consultants Lalo Alcaraz, Marcela Davison Avilés and Octavio Solis.
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.