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'Book of Life' director talks about the 'heart' of his Best Animated Feature Film contender Director Jorge R. Gutierrez reflects on the long journey of bringing "The Book of Life" to the screen.


Box Office Late Nights: ‘Fury’ Opens To Strong $1.2M; ‘Book Of Life’ To $300K – Thank you, Brad Pitt. Sony's Pitt-starring war film, Fury, grossed a strong $1.2M from late night Thursdays in 2,489 theaters on track for a very respectable box office weekend, while Fox's animated adventure The Book of Life grabbed a nice $300K from 2,150 locations last night. Both started at 7 PM. 7 years 43 weeks ago via jackiechan

Critics Consensus: Fury is Certified Fresh – This week at the movies, we've got soldiers in a tank (Fury, starring Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf), a princess and her suitors (The Book of Life, with voice performances by Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana), and star-crossed lovers (The Best of Me, starring Michelle Monaghan a 7 years 43 weeks ago via jackiechan

Exclusive Interview: Talking 'The Book of Life' With Jorge Gutierrez Over the weekend I had a chance to speak with director Jorge Guiterrez about his new film "The Book of Life," which is also produced by Guillermo del Toro. The look of the film is inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos) celebrations."The Book of Life" is the journey of Manolo (Diego Luna), 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.

Exclusive: Guillermo Del Toro Talks The Book Of Life 'It’s about love not giving up'When the eye-popping new trailer for The Book Of Life broke last night, more colourful than an explosion at a Pantone factory, we jumped straight on the phone to its producer, one Guillermo del Toro, to get the low-down.“It’s about celebrating love and life,” explains del Toro of a project he’s been working on concurrently with Crimson Peak. “The designs were mostly done by Jorge (Gutierrez), who I think is a brilliant visual genius,” he adds of his director.


The Trailer for The Book of Life, Produced by Guillermo del Toro – 20th Century Fox has released the trailer for The Book of Life, opening in theaters on October 17 and voiced by Diego Luna, Channing Tatum, Zoë Saldana, Ice Cube, Ron Perlman, Christina Applegate, Kate del Castillo, Cheech Marin, Placido Domingo, Hector Elizondo, Ana de la Reguera, Eugenio Derbez, Gabriel Iglesias, Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez and Danny Trejo. 8 years 11 weeks ago via jetli

First Look at Guillermo del Toro and Fox's Animated 'Book of Life' Though the next film from Guillermo del Toro as a director is Crimson Peak, and that's not arriving until 2015, we'll still get a project that will have a special touch from the revered filmmaker. The Book of Life is a new animated film from Fox Animation coming this fall, and while we've seen some concept art from the project directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez, the first official stills have arrived, showing off a unique animation style. The male characters look a bit like boxy marionettes, which is a bit weird, and I can't decide if I really like it or not.


New Images From the Animated The Book of Life – USA Today has debuted new images from 20th Century Fox's The Book of Life, featuring the voices of Christina Applegate, Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum, Eugenio Derbez, Placido Domingo, Hector Elizondo, Gabriel Iglesias, Cheech Marin, Ana de la Reguera, Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez and Danny Trejo. 8 years 12 weeks ago via donnieyen

Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana Lead Voice Cast for Fox's 'The Book of Life' – Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana will lend their voices to 20th Century Fox Animation and Reel FX Animation Studios’ animated comedy “The Book of Life,” the companies announced Wednesday. Jorge Gutierrez is directing the movie, which is being produced by Guillermo del Toro. The rest of the voice cast includes Diego Luna, Christina Applegate, Ice Cube, Kate del Castillo and Ron Perlman, Cheech Marin, Danny Trejo, Hector Elizondo, Ana de la Reguera, Eugenio Derbez, comedian Gabriel Iglesias, radio personality Ricardo “El Mandril” Sanchez and legendary tenor Placido Domingo. 8 years 43 weeks ago via jetli
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The Book of Life
THE BOOK OF LIFE, a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero anddreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical and wondrous worlds in order to rescue his one true love and defend his village.
Jorge Gutierrez
October 17, 2014

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