There are those times where big news is dropped by an actor. Did he or she mean to share the huge news or were they sharing information that was not fully true? Thanks to Bleeding Cool, we know that Tom Hanks (Woody in the Toy Story films) appeared on Breakfast News on the BBC this morning and was asked whether there would be a Toy Story 4. Read on for a link to the video and the full quote where Tom Hanks says that Pixar is already working on it.
Tom Hanks says (it comes a little after the 6:00 mark):
I think there will be. Yeah. Yeah, yeah. They’re working on it now. There you go.
I have a feeling that this news is going to spread like wildfire, so I am going to get one important aspect of this quote out of the way first. Pixar is always working on many different ideas at once. They have a full plate of ideas for their films, yet the only ideas that are fully realized are the ones that involve the best characters and stories. The fact that Tom Hanks says, “I think so” means that this is in no way a confirmation that we will be seeing a Toy Story 4. Pixar could be working on developing an idea for the film, but that could eventually stop dead in the water.
I think the biggest news here is that Pixar is thinking about possibly continuing the franchise past the trilogy. Sure, the shorts that are being released (the first Toy Story Toon, Hawaiian Vacation, is attached to Cars 2) allow for the studio to continue telling the story of these toys in limited form, but maybe some at Pixar are considering a feature film for another epic adventure?
After the release of Toy Story 3, we heard from the film’s creative team that they were not looking to develop a fourth film at the time, but they wouldn’t say it would never get made.
Don’t expect to hear any confirmation about this in the near future. If there was some way that this movie actually does get made, the earliest it could hit theaters would be 2013 or 2014. Or it may just not happen. Stay tuned.
Thanks to Ingrid for the heads up!
Via: Bleeding Cool
Source: BBC News
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