Oscar-winning cultural phenomenon Coco is heading to Netflix today, May 29 (get the box of tissues ready!). In celebration of this, and of the film’s massive success ($805,839,032 gross worldwide), we wanted to highlight some of the amazing women who played a part in Coco‘s creation.
Alanna Ubach – US cast
The heart that fills #PixarCoco is inspired by real-life stories. Listen as character art director Daniel Arriaga and shading designer Ana Ramirez Gonzalez share theirs in this exclusive “Paths to Pixar: Part 3” bonus clip. See the full feature on the Digital/Blu-ray release. pic.twitter.com/BlXrWv6eJN
— Disney•Pixar's Coco (@pixarcoco) February 17, 2018
— The El Capitan Theatre (@ElCapitanThtre) November 23, 2017
CONGRATS to Carla Hool on winning for @pixarcoco in the @CSAcasting #2018ArtiosAwards!! Check out our EXCLUSIVE interview with Carla on her career and smashing #casting for #animations here! https://t.co/jYVxDUBoFe 🏆💪🎥 pic.twitter.com/ZpYwbu9xni
— Mandy.com (@TheMandyNetwork) January 19, 2018
Carla Medina – US cast
— Fer Flores (@ferjeropapa) August 30, 2020
Dyana Ortellí, the voice of the stoic woman of few words but with a heart of gold and lots of love for her familia, Victoria Rivera! 🥰 pic.twitter.com/uL8yzk5qtZ
— Cinderace Queen 🔥⚽️🐇 (@CinderaceQueen) April 11, 2019
Liliana Barba Meinecke – Voice Support
Mexicana Liliana Barba Meinecke provided additional voices for Coco. The actress, ADR director, and voice actress’s work has also appeared in Guardians of Oz, Stone Boy, and Modern Family.
— HipLatina (@Hip_Latina) December 12, 2017
— Matices Políticos (@MaticesPolitico) November 6, 2017
DnA talks to alter makers Ofelia Esparza and her daughter Rosanna Esparza Ahrens to get their take on the commercialization of Día de los Muertos. Get the full story: https://t.co/WWK0kyJ9O5 pic.twitter.com/zAn1mlVkzb
— KCRW (@kcrw) October 31, 2018
Tia Rosita in Coco is voiced by Mexicana Selene Luna. The actress, comedian, model, host, activist, and burlesque performer has also appeared on The Cho Show and My Bloody Valentine, among other television and film projects.