Thursday, May 29, 2014

First Trailer Released for Del Toro CGI Film 'The Book of Life'

"Follow me. You need to see something special. All the world is made of stories and all of those stories are right the 'Book of Life.'" From 20th Century Fox, producer Guillermo del Toro, and director Jorge Gutierrez comes a CGI romantic comedy that revolves around that magical day where anything can happen...The Day of the Dead.

"The Book of Life" stars the voices of Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum, Christina Applegate, Danny Trejo, Ice Cube and, appropriate for a Del Toro film, Ron Perlman. Stunning visuals, a sweet love story and a magical world arrives just in time for Halloween on October 17.

Synopsis from 20th Century Fox
"The Book of Life" is the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rich with a fresh take on pop music favorites, "The Book of Life" encourages us to celebrate the past while looking forward to the future.

-Larissa Mrykalo