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‘Coco’ Trailer: Pixar Explores the Land of the Dead For Its Very Own ‘Spirited Away’ Adventure

The animation studio's first Mexican-set adventure looks to be a visual feast for the eyes.

A coming-of-age story in which a young child finds himself on an eye-popping adventure through a spirit world. You’ve seen it before in “Spirited Away,” and now you’ll see it again with a Disney/Pixar twist in the upcoming “Coco.” The movie, directed by Oscar winner Lee Unkrich of “Toy Story 3,” is Disney’s major Thanksgiving release this year, and the official trailer proves it’s destined to be a huge hit.

“Coco” is Pixar’s first movie set in Mexico and tells the story of Miguel, a 12-year-old aspiring musician who finds himself lost in the Land of the Dead alongside his trusty canine Dante. The duo’s adventure in the Land of the Dead leads them to uncovering the mystery of Miguel’s family history. The voice cast includes  Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Renée Victor, and Edward James Olmos.

“Coco” is the second Pixar release of the year after this summer’s “Cars 3.” The movie is following in the path of “Moana” with its Thanksgiving release and is the second animated film in recent years to tackle the Day of the Dead after 20th Century Fox’s “The Book of Life” in 2014.

Disney will release “Coco” in theaters November 22. Watch the official trailer below.

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