Netflix finally has that. released Vivo Trailer for the upcoming animated music film from Sony Pictures Animation with original songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The video, which you can watch below, shows the eponymous Kinkajou embarking on an unforgettable journey to fulfill the wish of his dear friend Andres to deliver the love song he wrote to the love of his life Martha who is voiced by Latin pop legend Gloria Estefan. On the way he meets a young girl named Gabi who will help him finish his mission. The film is due to premiere on Friday, August 6th.
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Vivo is an animated musical adventure that follows a one-of-a-kind rainforest kinkajou (aka “honey bear” voiced by Miranda) who must find his way from Havana to Miami to deliver a song on behalf of his beloved owner and mentor Andres .
The film is an exciting story about plucking up courage, finding family in unusual friends, and the belief that music can open you to new worlds. The cast is led by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Juan de Marcos González, Gloria Estefan, Ynairaly Simo, Zoe Saldana, Michael Rooker, Brian Tyree Henry, Nicole Byer, Leslie David Baker, Katie Lowes, Olivia Trujillo, and Lidya Jewett.
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Vivo Directed by Oscar nominee Kirk DeMicco (The Croods) and Brandon Jeffords (Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs 2) based on a script by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegría Hudes (In the heights). It will include original songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and composed by Alex Lacamoire.