Pixar Reveals All-Latino Voice Cast for 'Coco'


Aside from newcomer Anthony Gonzalez and celebrated Gael García Bernal, it was unclear who else would be joining the cast for Disney/Pixar's upcoming 'Coco.' Well, Disney has just revealed who else will be voicing characters for the new film, and it's quite an impressive list! 

Joining the cast and playing lead character Miguel's family are: 

  • Voicing Miguel's bisabuela is Mexican actress Ana Ofelia Murguía (Escrito en el cuerpo de la noche, La reina de la noche)
  • Voicing his abuela is Weeds‘ Lupita, Renée Victor 
  • Voicing his mom is Sofía Espinosa, who played Gloria Trevi in the 2014 biopic Gloria
  • Voicing his dad is Jane the Virgin's Jaime Camil

Disney/Pixar has also recruited Edward James Olmos as a character named Chicharrón, and Gabriel Iglesias to play the part of Head Clerk in the Land of the Dead’s “Department of Family Reunions.” Comedian Cheech Marin will also be lending his voice to play a Corrections Officer in the ghostly Land of the Dead. The rest of the voice cast includes: Herbert Siguenza, Selene Luna, Octavio Solis, Lombardo Boyar, Alanna Ubach, and Blanca Araceli. Watch the trailer for 'Coco' here.

As updates on 'Coco' keep arriving, we are more and more excited to watch the film, and we are even more excited to have 'Coco's' co-director Adrian Molina at this year's NALIP Media Summit! Adrian Molina will be taking part in our Animation Master class, along with some of the creators behind Disney/Pixar's most celebrated films. Join the speakers of our Master Class, as they bring their unique points of view to provide a behind-the-scenes look at the making of an animated feature. 

More information on our Animation Master class can be found at www.nalipmediasummit.com. Passes to the event can be purchased here

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