In the new trailer for “Coco” released Wednesday, viewers are teased with aspects of all three. We see 12-year-old Miguel, as voiced by young Anthony Gonzalez, strumming a guitar in emulation of his celebrity hero, the late Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt), as Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos candles burn in familial memory.
When Miguel plucks Ernesto’s own guitar, he seemingly is transported to the afterlife.
The voice cast also includes Gael Garcia Bernal and Renee Victor.
“The teaser boasts of everything that’s strong about ‘Coco,’ ” “La Cucaracha” cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz, a cultural consultant on “Coco,” tells The Post’s Comic Riffs. “Beautiful Mexican characters, gorgeous worlds of the living and the dead, original music and classic Mexican music, and a strong and emotional family story.”
The film, directed by Lee Unkrich and writer Adrian Molina, is fittingly due out Nov. 22.
This post has been updated.