Watch the First Trailer for the Guillermo Del Toro-Produced Animated Film The Book of Life

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The Book of Life is the new animated comedy from producer Guillermo Del Toro and writer/director Jorge Gutierrez. A trailer was released yesterday for the family friendly film that is filled with amazingly beautiful Mexican inspired art and animation.

The Day of the Dead-themed movie comes out just in time for Halloween and follows the story of Manolo, a young man who must either fulfill family expectations or follow his heart. However, before he can make his choice he is whisked away on an incredible journey that spans three fantastical worlds, where he must face his greatest fears.

The film stars Diego Luna, Zoe Salanda, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Ron Perlman, Christina Applegate, Cheech Marin, Danny Trejo and more.

The Book of Life hits theater October 17.