All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Pixar’

Mindy Kaling Is The Voice Of Disgust In Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

Inside Out creator Pete Docter struggled to find the voice for the character of Disgust. Eventually, TV star and comedian Mindy Kaling got the role. The film revolves around Riley, a little girl who moved  to San Francisco from Minnesota. Riley has five different emotions voiced by five different people. Amy Poehler voices Joy, Bill Hader for Fear, Lewis Black …

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Disney CEO Confirms ‘Cars’ and ‘The Incredibles’ Sequels

Ever wonder what became of the Incredible family or what adventures were in store for Lightning McQueen and Mater after they got back to Radiator Springs? According to an announcement made by Walt Disney CEO Bog Iger, you will get to find out soon enough. Almost ten years after the movie hit theaters, Disney has finally announced plans for a …

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Toy Story Theory: Who Is Andy’s Mom?

Have you ever wondered who Andy’s mom is in the Toy Story films? Writer Jon Negroni has come up with a new theory to answer that question. His theory suggests that Andy’s mom is actually Emily, the previous owner of Jessie the cowgirl. If you watched Toy Story 2, you may remember Jessie’s backstory. She was once loved and played …

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Frozen Soundtrack Still No.1 on Billboard Charts

Disney’s Oscar-nominated, massively popular “Frozen” soundtrack is still the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 94,000 copies last week, for a total of four weeks now spent at the top position. (Number 2 belongs to the “2014 Grammy Nominees” compilation album.) This is huge for the animated film, as the last soundtrack to spend four weeks at …

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Pixar Layoffs Affect Nearly Five Percent Due to “The Good Dinosaur” Delay

Walt Disney Studio’s subunit, Pixar Animation Studios, has laid-off nearly five percent of its workforce due to delays of an impending film, “The Good Dinosaur.” Approximately 60 out of 1,200 workers at the Emeryville, Calif., location was cut from the project. In August, the original director, Bob Peterson, was removed from the film. Then a month later, the movie’s release …

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Pixar Is Coming To TV With Toy Story of TERROR!

In case you might have missed the news, Pixar is making a Halloween special for ABC (which is owned by Disney) using the gang from Toy Story, which should be all you need to get excited. The special airs on October 16, and after watching the nifty little preview, which comes courtesy of Huffington Post. The special, Toy Story of …

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Disney Delays ‘Finding Dory’, ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Being at the top of the creative heap isn’t easy, especially when success has been built on original storytelling and the meticulous quality. Pixar is now feeling some of this pressure, and may be taking the entirety of next year to perfect its future films. The L.A. Times today reported that the Walt Disney Company is pushing its upcoming Pixar …

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New Pixar Movie ‘The Good Dinosaur’ Revealed

This weekend, Disney held it an expo for its D23 official fan club. The event was filled with celebrities and tons of news about upcoming Disney projects. Of particular interest is a brand new movie project being planned by Pixar. The Good Dinosaur is an alternate-history tale of dinosaurs in a world where their extinction never took place. A specific …

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Monsters University Creators Talk At Google

Monsters University director Dan Scanlon ad producer Kori Rae recently stopped by the Googleplex to talk about the film, which opened this past Friday. Google has now made the conversation available for those interested: The discussion, which was moderated by Google doodler Matthew Cruickshank, took place on June 19th, two days before the film’s release. More recent At Google talks …

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This Chocolate Carousel Is All Kinds Of Magical

Chocolate in and of itself is pretty magical. Now, what happens when you carve out multiple chocolate sculptures and put them into a zoetrope? Well, just watch: Still confused? For a better explanation, here’s Pixar showing off its own Toy Story zoetrope. It’s just as, if not more, magical. [h/t: wrestler1977 via Reddit]

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Disney Layoffs to Expand to Studios, Consumer Products

Earlier this week, The Walt Disney Company announced that it has closed down the LucasArts games studio and laid off a large number of employees. While layoffs and studio closings in the games industry have not been rare over the past year, the closure of LucasArts came as a shock to many gamers who remember classic games such as Maniac …

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Finding Nemo Sequel Officially Announced

Finding Nemo is generally regarded as one of Pixar‘s finest animated films. With that in mind, the question naturally arises: why Cars got a sequel before Nemo? That question is now irrelevant, as Pixar has officially announced the sequel to Finding Nemo, titled Finding Dory. The movie will focus on Dory, the clumsy Pacific regal blue tang sidekick in Finding …

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