EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Director/Co-Writer Jorge R. Gutierrez Talks 'The Book of Life' Blu-ray/DVD

Sunday, 25 January 2015 22:29
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Available on Blu-ray and DVD beginning January 27th is the animated musical The Book of Life, which was directed/co-written by Jorge R. Gutierrez and produced by Guillermo del Toro (Crimson Peak). The film stars Diego Luna (Cesar Chavez), Zoe Saldana (Guardians of the Galaxy), Channing Tatum (Foxcatcher), Ron Perlman (Drive), Ice Cube (Ride Along), Christina Applegate (Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues), and Danny Trejo (Machete Kills). 

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of sitting down with with Jorge R. Gutierrez about his work on The Book of Life. The talented writer and director discussed his new film, collaborating with producer Guillermo del Toro, being contractually obligated to cast Ron Perlman, the actor's iconic voice, juggling the themes of the project, its unusual mix of music, and why it is the animated Moulin Rouge!.

To watch our exclusive interview with director/co-writer Jorge R. Gutierrez about The Book of Life Blu-ray/DVD, please click on the video player above. 

SYNOPSIS:

Manolo (Luna), a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

The Book of Life will be available on Blu-ray and DVD beginning January 27th.


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