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Tag: Pixar

Disney/Pixar Announces New Original Film ‘Soul’ from ‘Inside Out’ Director Pete Docter

Disney and Pixar announced today that a second original film from the legendary animation studio will be released in 2020. Soul, directed by two-time Academy Award winner Pete Docter (Up, Inside Out) and produced by Academy Award nominee Dana Murray (Lou), will be released in theatres on June 19, 2020. This follows the March premiere of ...

‘Toy Story 4’ Film Review

Like the other three Toy Story movies, Toy Story 4 revolves around the themes of purpose and belonging.  As major drivers for the whole franchise, these themes poetically go hand in hand with the notions of growing up and moving on.  What better way to exemplify these very pertinent feelings than with the personification of ...

Disney Announces 2019 D23 Expo Schedule, Featuring Marvel, Star Wars, Disney+, and More

Disney's star studded fan convention has officially unveiled its schedule. Thursday afternoon saw the house of mouse unveil its schedule for the 2019 D23 Expo. This year’s D23 is especially exciting with the upcoming November launch of Disney+, the Disney streaming platform that will feature original and already-released titles from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars. In addition, fans can ...

The ‘Toy Story 4’ Canadian Road Trip Stops in Toronto this Weekend

Toronto fans of Disney/Pixar’s beloved Toy Story franchise will have an opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of the films when the Toy Story 4 Canadian Road Trip makes a rest stop in Toronto this weekend! It’s the first chance for enthusiasts of the films to get up close to a life-size replica motorcycle of Canada’s greatest ...

A Comprehensive Guide to the Disney+ Streaming Service

Today, Disney held its annual Investors Day, and officially unveiled its highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+. The platform, in the works since August 2017 when it was announced during an earnings call by Disney CEO Bob Iger, saw the entertainment giant start to pull its films from Netflix in a bid to use properties like ...

‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Coco’ Director Lee Unkrich Departing Pixar After 25 Years

So long, partner. Lee Unkrich, the Oscar-winning director behind Toy Story 3 and Coco, is leaving Pixar Animation Studios. His last day with the legendary studio is February 15, 2019. The move marks an end of an era as Unkrich has been at the California-based studio for 25 years, joining the company when it was making its debut ...

Disney Pixar Announces Newest Original Film ‘Onward;’ Cast to Feature Chris Pratt, Julia-Louis Dreyfus & More

Pixar Animation Studios revealed today four members of its voice cast for its original new feature film Onward, including Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) and Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water). Directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae, the team behind 2013’s Monsters University. Set ...

Disney Unveils ‘Toy Story 4’ Story Details, Teaser Poster & First Trailer

Every ending is a new beginning. Today, Disney finally unveiled the first look at Pixar's highly anticipated, Toy Story 4. Woody and the rest of the toys are back for an all-new adventure in Toy Story 4, welcoming new friends to Bonnie’s room, including a reluctant new toy called Forky. But Forky insists that he is ...

Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull Announces Retirement

Ed Catmull, who co-founded Pixar along with Apple's Steve Jobs and John Lasseter and in doing so irrefutably changed the animation industry, is retiring after 50 years in the entertainment industry. Catmull oversaw dozens of hit films from Toy Story to Tangled to Frozen to this year's Incredibles 2. Catmull, who currently acts as president of both Walt Disney and Pixar ...

Box Office Report: ‘Incredibles 2’ Crosses $1 Billion Worldwide

Disney and Pixar’s Incredibles 2 has become the 7th animated film to ever cross the $1B mark at the worldwide box office. It’s Disney’s 5th animated and 18th ever billion-dollar release and joins Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War as The House of Mouse’s 3rd title to the milestone this year (4th overall in 2018 ...

Pixar Employees Discuss the Mood Surrounding John Lasseter’s Departure

This December, John Lasseter will officially depart Pixar and The Walt Disney Company. Regardless of the details surrounding his departure, this truly is the end of an era. He leaves behind a 30-year tenure as the leading creative force behind one of the most critical and commercially successful film studios in the world. He will ...

Box Office Report: ‘Incredibles 2’ Flying to Record $170M-Plus Debut

It only took 14 years but finally, Incredibles 2 premieres in theatres worldwide tonight it looks like it will be yet another resounding success for Disney and Pixar. Incredibles 2 is flying to a record-shattering $170 million domestic launch from 4,410 theaters, by far the biggest box-office debut in history for an animated film, according ...

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