This past weekend at the D23 EXPO,Â Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios introduced a bunch of upcoming movies and characters!Â John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios,led the presentations, calling on a host of filmmakers from both studios to introduce the upcoming slate of films.Â
â€œWe really have an unbelievable range of moviesÂ in productionÂ at our studios right now,â€ said Lasseter. â€œThe stories are dynamic, fresh and so much fun; the charactersÂ new and old are so appealing. Iâ€™m excited to share some of our long-held secrets for the first time at the D23 EXPO.â€
THE GOOD DINOSAUR (#GoodDino)
DirectorÂ Peter Sohn and Producer Denise Ream shared new sequences with fans, including never-before-seen footage of a trio of T-Rexes in action. Â This movie will be out this fall on November 25th.
International superstar Shakira is voicing, Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia. New scenes from the film were unveiled, plus a tease of the all-new original song, â€œTry Everything,â€ written by singer-songwriter Sia and songwriting duo Stargate, and performed by Shakira. Zootopia will be in theaters on March 4, 2016.
FINDING DORY (#FindingDory)
This long awaited sequel reunites Dory with friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past.Â What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speakÂ Whale? Finding Dory is scheduled to be in theaters on June 17, 2016.
This movie tells the story of a spirited teenager who sets out to prove herself a master wayfinder. Â The director and producer shared some of the early test footage for this film, which is schedule to be released on November 23rd, 2016.
TOY STORY 4 / TOY STORY 20thÂ ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION (#ToyStory4)
Pixar Animation Studios marks the 20thÂ Anniversary of Toy StoryÂ this year. JohnÂ Lasseter revealed that Toy Story 4 will be a love story about about a relationship between Woody and Bo Peep. It is scheduled to be released on June 16, 2017.
Gigantic isÂ Disneyâ€™s unique take on â€œJack and the Beanstalk,â€ a musical tale set inÂ Spain during the Age of Exploration. It is scheduled for release in 2018.
DisneyÂ·Pixarâ€™s CocoÂ is the celebration of a lifetime, whereÂ the discovery of a generations-old mystery leads to a most extraordinaryÂ andÂ surprising family reunion.
Looks like many great films are coming up, which one sounds the best to you?