The Book of Life 2 Confirmed With A Key Visual.

The Book of Life 2 Confirmed With A Key Visual.

Reel FX Creative Studios and 20th Century Fox have confirmed the sequel to their 2014's animated movie The Book of Life with the sequel first key visual. The news was revealed at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.

Director Jorge R. Gutierrez will be back to helmet the animated film sequel at Reel FX Animation Studios.

“The sequel grew from that and people asking what was gonna happen with the characters, what’s gonna happen with the gods? The sequel embraces all these things and, in a weird way, is a continuation of the story with everybody you love from the first movie. […] I am a big fan of romantic movies. I always want to find out what happens afterwards. That’s one question we will ask during the sequel,” Gutierrez told Variety

The first 3D computer animation was produced by Guillermo del Toro. The film stars Diego Luna as Manolo, Channing Tatum as Joaquin and Zoe Saldaña as Maria.

The Book Of Life is an original story by Gutierrez. The film received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Animated Feature Film. The film grossed $99 million on a $50 million budget.

Manolo, 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.

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