After viewing the trailer, one thing is for sure: those of us who saw Free Birds, are now scratching our heads in confusion. This is definitely does not seem like the same studio, nor should it be compared to Free Birds as it is a completely different story. From this first trailer we get more of an idea of the warmth and depth they’ve taken both with the animation and the storyline.
Reel FX also launched the website for the film which gives a few extras including character bios, sceneries, and inspiration for the production design.
Just from the website design and layout, we can see that this will be an extraordinary tale of unnatural feats.
The Book of Life is the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rich with a fresh take on pop music favorites, The Book of Life encourages us to celebrate the past while looking forward to the future.
The Book of Life will hit theaters on October 17th, 2014.
Now that we have the trailer and a pretty good first look, have you changed your mind on watching the film? Could this film be a game changer for you? Sound off below!
Mayra Amaya is a Theater graduate from Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ where she also learned filmmaking. Amaya now resides in Brooklyn, NY where she works as an actor, writer and sandwich maker. You can follow her on Twitter (@amayasunwizard).