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Pixar has released the teaser-trailer for their upcoming animated film, “Coco.” The film will revolve around the concept of the Mexican holiday, “Dia de los Muertos,” even involving a land of the spirits of the dead.

What do we know about the upcoming film?

The story reportedly revolves around a boy named Miguel who dreams of being a professional musician like his idol, a deceased guitarist named Ernesto de la Cruz, but his family opposes his musical ambitions. Miguel then must venture through the Land of the Dead to achieve this goal. While there, he encounters and befriends a trickster named Hector, who will help him on his journey, which is said to involve a family secret.

From the teaser trailer, Miguel can be seen lighting a decorated alter to honor la Cruz, while watching his videos and trying to play his songs on his own guitar. During a Day of the Dead festival, Miguel and his dog, Dante, find themselves transported to the Land of the Dead, after playing a guitar that belonged to la Cruz. While there, he encounters various skeleton-like spirits, including one notably based on La Catrina, a stock figure of the Mexican holiday.

In the mortal world, the film's main setting is a village called Santa Cecilia, who is fittingly the parton saint of musicians, and is based on Oaxaca.

What is going on behind the scenes?

Benjamin Bratt is set to voice la Cruz and Gael García Bernal will play Hector. Miguel will be played by Anthony Gonzalez, with his grandmother, or “Abuelita,” being played by Renee Victor.

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According to reports, Ana Ofelia Murguia will play a character called "Mama Coco," who is expected to be the title character. Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina are attached as directors, with Adrian Molina as a writer.

The film’s current release date is November 22, 2017. The release date is somewhat notable, as the film is expected to be the only film released within a four year period, that being from last year to 2019, from the Pixar studio.

The teaser trailer can be seen below: