Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) announced a fresh addition to the company’s hit animated movie franchise “Toy Story” on Thursday.
In a conference call with investors, Disney CEO Bob Iger said that Toy Story 4 will hit theaters on June 16, 2017. The company also revealed a new Star Wars movie, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, scheduled for release next year.
When Disney CEO Bob Iger casually announced "Toy Story 4" during an earnings call in November, it was a huge surprise. The successful Pixar trilogy didn't appear to need another followup. 2010's seemingly final film came full circle.
Disney's newest film, "Big Hero 6," opens this week. And some eagle-eyed viewers have already spotted some Easter eggs in the trailer that was released over the summer. An Easter egg, as it relates to movies, is when the movie's creators hide something in the film that's an intentional inside joke.
For the first time in 9 years a Pixar film will not be on the summer movie schedule. Fans will have to wait until next year's "The Good Dinosaur" to enjoy the vibrant colors and heartfelt story that has help make Pixar an animation giant for over a decade.
While it was a fantastic record-breaking weekend for Sandra Bullock and George Clooney's "Gravity," the other big release for the weekend, "Runner, Runner" didn't do so well. The Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck gambling movie bombed opening weekend, coming in third behind Alfonso Cuaron's space film and kid flick "Cloudy 2."
I?ve been singing Brave?s praises now for quite a while. With the release of each new teaser, the movie looks increasingly brilliant. A strong female lead ? and this is Pixar?s first ? and gorgeous animation only make the Scottish fantasy setting even more amazing. But not everyone agrees. Otaku Kun thinks we?ve been here ...