*Ice Cube and Zoe Saldana are among the all-star voice cast of 20th Century Fox Animation‘s “Book of Life.”
Producer Guillermo Del Toro and Fox are keeping quiet on the film’s synopsis, but it was originally titled Day of the Dead, after the famous Mexican celebration, and features a cast of mostly Latin actors, including Diego Luna, Kate del Castillo, Cheech Marin, Hector Elizondo, Placido Domingo, Ana de la Reguera, Eugenio Derbez, Gabriel Iglesias, radio personality Ricardo (“El Mandril”) Sanchez, and Danny Trejo.
Mexican animator and filmmaker Jorge R. Guiterrez is directing “Book of Life” and, together with Reel FX, went to del Toro with the project.
Channing Tatum, Christina Applegate and Ron Perlman also lend their voices.
Fox will open the film on Oct. 10, 2014.