Maria Posada is the love interest of Manolo Sanchez and Joaquin Mondragon in the film The Book of Life. She was friends with Manolo and Joaquin since they were children, but they were separated for years after her father sent her to Spain to become an obedient and refined lady. When she comes back, Manolo and Joaquin compete for her love. At the end, she chooses Manolo and they get married. She is voiced by Zoe Saldana.