Pixar To Celebrate ‘Dia de los Muertos’

Pixer, responsible for such classics as Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo and Wall-E – has announced its latest project in development, setting a 2015 release target for a toon based on the Mexican holiday of Dia de los Muertos, says Variety.

Pixar chief John Lasseter made the announcement Tuesday evening on the CinemaCon stage, adding that Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson would head up the project.

Other Pixar news from Las Vegas: The studio has titled its dino pic The Good Dinosaur, set for May 30, 2014; and has dated its “Untitled Pixar Movie that Takes You Inside the Mind” for June 19, 2015.

The Good Dinosaur hails from director Bob Peterson (co-director/writer, Up; writer, Finding Nemo) and is produced by John Walker (The Incredibles, The Iron Giant).