10:37 pm - 04/24/2012

New Pixar Movie Based off Dia de les Muertos

Pixar has announced its latest project in development, setting a 2015 release target for a toon based on the Mexican holiday of Dio de los Muertos.

Pixar chief John Lasseter made the announcement Tuesday evening on the CinemaCon stage, adding that "Toy Story 3" director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson would head up the project.

Other Pixar news from Las Vegas: The studio has titled its dino pic "The Good Dinosaur," set for May 30, 2014; and has dated its "Untitled Pixar Movie that Takes You Inside the Mind" for June 19, 2015.

"The Good Dinosaur" hails from director Bob Peterson (co-director/writer, "Up;" writer, "Finding Nemo") and is produced by John Walker ("The Incredibles," "The Iron Giant").

littlemix 25th-Apr-2012 02:54 am (UTC)
omg shaking & crying finally a disney movie about my people/heritage
kknee13 25th-Apr-2012 03:08 am (UTC)
this could be kinda awesome
justinesays 25th-Apr-2012 03:12 am (UTC)
Orale pues, cool.
yeezy 25th-Apr-2012 03:56 am (UTC)
u mean DIA de LOS muertos lol
lomhm 25th-Apr-2012 04:08 am (UTC)
fraitors 25th-Apr-2012 04:56 am (UTC)
mte arregla tu mierda imo
yeezy 25th-Apr-2012 05:01 am (UTC)
ehs_wildcats 25th-Apr-2012 04:06 am (UTC)
oooh, i can't wait to see what they do with this.
fraitors 25th-Apr-2012 04:52 am (UTC)
seems like it could be pretty cool! I'll probably forget all about it by 2015 tho lol
fabi_lizzie 25th-Apr-2012 05:33 am (UTC)
Lee is pretty awesome, but I hope they really do good research on it... otherwise :/
_phishfood 25th-Apr-2012 06:43 am (UTC)
my birthday is on dia de los muertos! :)
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