Miguel Rivera is the protagonist of Disney/Pixar's2017 upcoming animated feature film, Coco. He is a 12-year-old boy who finds himself in the realm of the dead during the festive holiday of Día de los Muertos.
Miguel is a 12-year-old aspiring musician who struggles against his family's generations-old ban on music. When a magical mishap lands him in the Land of the Dead, Miguel seeks out his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz, to help him return to the Land of the Living before it's too late.
Miguel is Pixar's first non-Caucasian human protagonist for a full length feature film.
Miguel is the second youngest protagonist of Pixar, the youngest being Arlo.
His last name is a reference to a Pixar Producer, Jonas Rivera.