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Watch: Exclusive Featurette from ‘The Book of Life’

Exclusive featurette takes a closer look at how the film’s hero Manolo found his voice with commentary from director Jorge R.Gutierrez and producer Guillermo del Toro.

In support of the upcoming Blu-ray and DVD release of Reel FX’s spectacular CG-animated feature celebrating the Mexican Day of the Dead, 20th Century Fox has released an exclusive featurette that takes a closer look at how the film’s hero found his voice.

Directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez, creator of the Nickelodeon series The Adventures of Manny Rivera, and produced by Guillermo del Toro, The Book of Life follows Manolo, a young man who sets off on an epic quest spanning three separate worlds in order to defend his village and reunite with his one true love.

This new video features commentary from Gutierrez, del Toro and voice actor Diego Luna:

Also featuring the voices of Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Ron Perlman, Kate del Castillo, Christina Applegate and Ice Cube, The Book of Life is available on Blu-ray and DVD January 27.  

Packed with extras, the home entertainment release contains an all-new short film, The Adventures of Chuy, highlighting the film’s lovable scene-stealing pet pig.

Source: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.