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Coco Producer Says LGBTQ+ Main Character in a Disney Film ‘Would Be a Dream’ 

Coco Producer Says LGBTQ+ Main Character in a Disney Film ‘Would Be a Dream’


Give the people what they want!

Darla K. Anderson, the producer of Pixar's Oscar-winning Coco, said at the Academy Awards that an LGBTQ+ protagonist in a Disney movie "would be a hope."

"I mean, that's a dream, yes. I think that every kind of diversity, LGBTQ - and Coco's a great example of diversity and representation, and the success of that," Anderson said when asked about the potential for queer-centric storylines. "That would be a dream and that would be a hope, and we are all talking about all kinds of things like that right now."

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After Coco won the Oscars for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song on Sunday, Anderson and the movie's co-director, Adrian Molina, both thanked their same-sex spouses in their speeches.

"All of us would very excited to have characters like that represented as protagonist role in every realm," Anderson said.

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