The delay of Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur from May 2014 to November 2015 following the departure of its director has triggered a scheduling domino effect, with Disney also moving Maleficent and Finding Dory.
Pixar producers use real-world research in boosting their fantasy worlds, and discussed the balance between the two Friday at Disney’s D23 Expo.
John Lasseter led a preview of multiple upcoming animation productions Friday at the D23 Expo, including Frozen, Toy Story of Terror, The Good Dinosaur and more.
Pixar’s Ed Catmull discusses plans to pull back the number of sequels while renewing the animation’s house’s focus on original film by releasing a new one every year.
Monsters University director Dan Scanlon and producer Kori Rae talk with Spinoff Online about the challenges of creating a prequel that recaptures the energy of the movie that inspired it, while also telling a story that is original and unique.
Following a barrage of criticism over its “Princess makeover” of Brave heroine Merida, Disney pulled the images from the franchise website. However, the media giant may not grasp the importance of strong female role models to girls and boys.
Ellen Degeneres announced that not only is Disney/Pixar’s long-rumored Finding Nemo sequel officially happening, but that it will be called Finding Dory.
Brian Cronin explores the tale of computer terror involving the accidental deletion of almost all of Pixar’s Toy Story 2 in early 1998.