Guillermo del Toro is famous for attaching himself to projects that immerse moviegoers in vast, fantastical worlds, and the new 'Book of Life' trailer previews his upcoming venture during the Mexican Day of the Dead across three mystical settings.
The Book of Life
Every year, Comic-Con comes complete with some major surprises -- be it the announcement of an unexpected film or the reveal of a major piece of casting -- but rarely do such surprises involving rap superstars randomly popping on stage in the middle of a panel to sing their biggest hit alongside one of entertainment's most beloved leading men. In what has to be a first-time event, Biz Markie interrupted the 'Book of Life' panel to jam out to his classic jam, "Just A Friend," and was then...joined by star Channing Tatum?
The first trailer for 'The Book of Life' has arrived and, truth be told, we have no idea what to make of it. On one hand, it has a high pedigree thanks to Guillermo del Toro's involvement as a producer and a completely unique setting and animation style. On the other hand, the trailer is cut to be as loud and shrill as humanly possible. In any case, it's refreshing to see at least one major 2014 animated movie that isn't a sequel or churned out by the typical major players.