John Lasseter

‘Toy Story 4’ Director John Lasseter Shares New Details

‘Toy Story 4’ Director John Lasseter Shares New Details

Are you excited for Toy Story 4? Chime in with your thoughts below.

Toy Story 4 comes to theaters June 4th, 2017.

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‘Toy Story of TERROR!’ Will Premiere October 16th on ABC

‘Toy Story of TERROR!’ Will Premiere October 16th on ABC

At D23 in Anaheim, it was announced that Disney Pixar's upcoming Halloween special Toy Story of TERROR! will debut on ABC October 16, 2013.

John Lasseter surprised fans with a screening of the first 10 minutes of Disney Pixar's Toy Story of TERROR! The D23 Expo audience was the first ever to see footage from the spooky new 30-minute special that features favorite characters from the Toy Story films. Check out the image that was released with the announcement.

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Pixar and Marvel's ‘Big Hero 6’ Will Be a Loose Adaptation of Original Comic

Pixar and Marvel's ‘Big Hero 6’ Will Be a Loose Adaptation of Original Comic

While promoting his presence at Disney's upcoming D23 Expo this weekend in Anaheim, Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios and Disneytoon Studios chairman John Lasseter talked a little bit about Pixar's first collaboration with Marvel Studios, the upcoming Big Hero 6.

In theaters November 2014, Big Hero 6 is based on Marvel's six issue Japanese Manga-inspired mini-series which revolves around a team of state-sanctioned superheroes at the Japanese government's disposal. A top-secret consortium of politicians and business entities known as the Giri was formed to recruit and train potential superhuman operatives for Big Hero 6, with members including Sunfire, Silver Samurai, GoGo Tomago, Honey Lemon, Hiro Takachiho, and Baymax.

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No ‘Star Wars’ Pixar Movie Is Being Planned Reveals John Lasseter

No ‘Star Wars’ Pixar Movie Is Being Planned Reveals John Lasseter

Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios and Disneytoon Studios chairman John Lasseter is prepping for D23 this weekend, Disney's giant expo where tons of epic announcements will be made. One announcement that won't be made though, is the news of a Star Wars CGI animated film from Pixar, which many have speculated might be in the works.

While Gary Rydstrom (Toy Story: Hawaiian Vacation) is directing an animated feature for Lucasfilm, it will not fall under the Pixar banner. Nor have any details about this feature been released, so its not clear if it will even be Star Wars-related.

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Disney and Pixar Reveal ‘The Good Dinosaur’ First Look Photo

Disney and Pixar Reveal ‘The Good Dinosaur’ First Look Photo

Disney is set to unleash its D23 expo on Anaheim this weekend, and in preparation, Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios and Disneytoon Studios chairman John Lasseter has revealed two photos in anticipation of the event, including a first look image from Pixar's The Good Dinosaur and a never-before-seen image from Disney's Frozen.

Frozen arrives November 27, and revolves around a sunny optimist in a land where winter never ends, who teams up with a rugged mountain man to find her sister, also known as the Ice Queen, who has the mystical power to control wind and ice. The Good Dinosaur does not yet have a release date, but the animated movie imagines what the world would be like today if dinosaurs had never gone extinct.

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EXCLUSIVE: John Lasseter Talks ‘Brave’

As Cars 2 races to its Blu-ray debut this week, our own Ryan J. Downey met up with Pixar and Disney's Chief Creative Officer, and co-director of the sequel, John Lasseter to chat about the further adventure of Lightening McQueen and Mater. He also got an update on next summer's Disney Pixar Adventure Brave. Watch our exclusive clip below, in which John Lasseter explains how Cars 2's lush landscapes served as a digital stepping stone in creating the realistic environment's seen in Brave's tale of a Scottish princess wishing to be the world's best archer.

Brave was released June 22nd, 2012.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Cars 2’ Cast & Crew Interview Featurette

Owen Wilson and Larry The Cable Guy are back as Lightning McQueen and Mater in the all-new animated comedy Cars 2, which finds our heroes competing in the first-ever World Grand Prix while also becoming involved in a bit of international espionage. Ryan J. Downey recently met up with both voice actors, as well as franchise newcomers Emily Mortimer and Eddie Izzard, with their director John Lasseter, to discuss this action-packed racetrack adventure. To check out our exclusive interview featurette, click on the clip below.

Cars 2 was released June 24th, 2011.

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John Lasseter Talks ‘Cars 2’

Director John Lasseter discusses Cars 2, voicing his own animated character, juggling his jobs as a director and executive, and much more.

A few months back, I was invited up to the amazing Pixar campus in Emeryville, California, to participate in the long lead day for the highly anticipated sequel Cars 2, which hits theaters nationwide on June 24. I had been up to Pixar once before, but it's such a cool facility that I never mind going back there. However, one thing I got to do this time, as opposed to the last event, was meet with Mr. Pixar himself: John Lasseter. The Cars 2 director is also the Chief Creative Officer at Pixar, whose work transformed this company into an animation powerhouse.

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