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Los Angeles Councilmember Declares Feb. 27 'Coco' Day

Pixar film’s director, producer and stars will be on hand for a presentation from Councilmember Gil Cedillo.

The Los Angeles City Council will declare Feb. 27 '"Coco" Day in L.A.'

Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo will declare “Coco Day in L.A.” at Los Angeles City Hall on Feb. 27, honoring Disney-Pixar’s critically-acclaimed animated feature film Coco, which has been nominated for two Academy Awards.

The celebration falls on the same day the film is released on Blu-ray and DVD.

Director Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3), Producer Darla K. Anderson (Toy Story 3) and Anthony Gonzalez (the voice of Miguel) will be in attendance and the proclamation ceremony will include a special performance of the songs “Un Poco Loco” and “Remember Me” by Anthony Gonzalez with the Mariachi Divas.

Other confirmed cast members in attendance include Renee Victor ("Abuelita"), Alfonso Arau ("Papa Julio"), Natalia Cordova Buckley ("Frida Khalo"), Selene Luna ("Tia Rosita"), Lombardo Boyar ("Mariachi/Gustavo”) and Blanca Araceli("Emcee").

The celebration begins with a press conference at 9 a.m. at the Forecourt of City Hall, located at 200 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. The council presentation will follow at 10 a.m. in council chambers.

Coco is now available digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD and on Movies Anywhere and arrives Feb. 27 on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand.

Coco is nominated for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song for “Remember Me” at the 90th annual Academy Awards, to be presented March 4 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

Source: Disney, Los Angeles City Hall

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Tom McLean has been writing for years about animation from a secret base in Los Angeles.

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