My Stable. Even Miguel, a boy who greatly idolized him and was thought to be his blood, was seen as a liability to the extent that he would resort to murdering the child to hide his secret, with no remorse whatsoever for his heinous acts; staring coldly after Miguel when he sent him falling to his death and nonchalantly passing off the grief the action had on the late Rivera family while giving the helpless Héctor, Miguel's true ancestor, a cruel apology. But I'm your family!) Ernesto de la Cruz is the main antagonist of the 2017 Disney•Pixar animated feature film Coco. Not caring and holding Miguel to his face, the vile musician viciously defends his actions by ranting he'll do whatever it takes to seize his moment, repeating this statement before ultimately throwing Miguel from the building, much to the horror of the Riveras and the whole audience. Looking at the film, Héctor recalls his last living moments and realizes Ernesto caused his death by poisoning him and stealing his songs and guitar to become famous. He also comes across as a very fun, friendly, and approachable person, the sort who's the life of the party wherever he goes.However, it all turns out to be a facade to hide his true nature: that of a selfish and … The faceless man in the photo also has a noticeably thinner body type. At this point, he is reviled by the dead and is given a final slipper to the head by Imelda. His guitar (formerly) At first glance, Ernesto presents himself as a charming, suave, wise, friendly, and sensible individual who encouraged others to follow their dreams no matter what, making him seem like a positive role model to many individuals in the living world. Ernesto seemingly accepted Héctor's decision and shared a toast of tequila with him as he would move "heaven and earth" for his friend. Miguel rebukes this by stating Héctor is the real musician and denouncing Ernesto as a murderer who took the credit by stealing his songs, shocking the audience with this revelation. Whatever it takes. Screaming and begging in frantic terror as the crowd watches with curious glee, Ernesto is then thrown toward a nearby bell tower where he smacks face-first into the iron bell with a resounding clang before falling underneath. He resorted to murdering his best friend Héctor, who wanted to go back home to his family, and stealin… Other Villains: Br'er Fox • Br'er Bear • Oogie Boogie • Winifred Sanderson • Mary Sanderson • Sarah Sanderson • Dr. Hämsterviel • Queen Narissa • Wicked Witch of the West • Ripslinger • Hitchhiking Ghosts, Video Games: Disney Villains Challenge • Disney's Villains' Revenge Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Trapped in this extraordinary realm, Miguel goes on a quest to find Ernesto, whom he believes is his long-lost great-great-grandfather. He was a famous singer and musician who dazzled audiences with his good looks and his charm and was a sourst great-great-grandfather. Pedro Infante Jorge Negrete Benjamin Bratt Miguel's family does not object to Miguel mentioning Ernesto, even though they object to him referencing Coco's father, although they did mention that they never knew about Coco's father's identity. Winning crowds with his noble appearance, Ernesto was revered as a symbol of Mexico's passion and pride, all the while leaving no-one the wiser of the true circumstances of his fame. He was even arrogant enough to hide this secret is one of his films, which led to his exposure and eventual downfall. Professor X - Gnomeo (Gnomeo & Juliet) (Voice-Actor-Refrence) Magneto - The Grinch (2018) Mystique - Kira Supernova (Escape From Planet Earth) Apocalypse - Ernesto de La Cruz (Coco) Beast - Nick Wilde (Zootopia) Quicksilver - Rudolph (Ballerina/Leap!) Early on when Miguel watches an old video of Ernesto, the camera zooms in on the latter's hands when he's playing notes, implying it's a stunt double. Disney Villains Together, they sneak backstage of the Sunrise Spectacular concert to get Héctor's photo back before Coco forgets him in the Land of the Living. Ernesto de la Cruz is the main antagonist of Disney/Pixar's 19th animated feature film Coco.He is Héctor's former music partner and friend, Miguel's soon-to-be former idol, and a famous singer and musician who dazzled audience with his good looks and his charm, and was a source of Mexican pride due to his handsome looks, strong morals, and his standing up for his fellow Mexicans. Background information De nos jours, le dernier-né de la famille Rivera, Miguel, rêve de devenir un musicien célèbre à l'image d'Ernesto de la Cruz, son idole et héros dont il ignore comme le reste du monde sa véritable nature. ""Apologies, old friend, but the show must go on.". After the original idea was screened, it was scrapped and Ernesto was redesigned to appear as a less villainous figure - he was given a grandfatherly appearance and charming personality to make his true nature more unsuspecting. Using the letters Héctor sent to Mamá Coco when she was young, the living Riveras expose Ernesto's murderous crimes and manage to save Héctor from being forgotten. Ernesto de la Cruz first appears at his mansion in the Land of the Dead. As of December 18, 2019, it has been favorited18,978 times. However, Miguel learns a very different story from his heritage than what he expected. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Ernesto de la Cruz es el villano de la película de Pixar, Coco.Llego a ser el músico más famoso de México pero con traición, cuando Miguel descubre la verdad, De la Cruz ara lo que sea para que nadie se entere.. Coco. After the party settles down, Miguel asks Ernesto how he felt about leaving his family behind; hesitating, Ernesto answers that while it was hard, he had to decide to pursue his dreams of becoming a musician, and suggests Miguel do the same if he desires. This implies that while Ernesto never married or had any children, he had at least one extramarital love affair and, given the time period and culture in which he lived, was worried about his reputation getting ruined by the accidental conception of a child outside wedlock. After his untimely death, his soul resides in the Land of the Dead. This could mean to foreshadow how Ernesto bastardizes Héctor's song, "Remember Me", from a personal family song into a flashy fame song. Howeve… Ernesto agrees, but before he can bless the marigold petal, a furious Héctor shows up. He drags Miguel toward a ledge while demanding the Riveras to stay back. Find Ernesto De La Cruz song information on AllMusic. Las entrevistas. Leaving behind a profound legacy after his death, Ernesto was determined to maintain this and was willing to go to malicious lengths (his murders, even more, darker after he died) to keep his image alive.