The Walt Disney Company's biannual exposition showcasing the latest and greatest from all branches of the Mouse House is just days away. The D23 Expo 2017, held this upcoming Friday, July 14th through Sunday, July 16th, is the biggest event of the year for Disney fans excited about the company's upcoming projects. For Pixar fans, D23 Expo 2017 will similarly showcase exciting new information about the studio's upcoming projects: Coco, Incredibles 2, and Toy Story 4. As we prepare for the animation presentation this Friday, what should we expect to hear? And, more importantly, what surprises may be in store?
With the D23 Expo 2017 just one week away, exciting new details are emerging of some of the events that will take place featuring the work of artists in Emeryville! Alongside the "Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films" panel hosted by John Lasseter on Friday, July 14th, two film-centric concept art signings will take place for both Incredibles 2 and Coco! The schedule of events on the D23 Expo 2017 app now showcases the art that will be signed at these booth events- yes, our first look at Incredibles 2 concept art! Check out the full piece of concept art for Incredibles 2 after the break!
Over Father's Day Weekend, Pixar's latest feature film, Cars 3, debuted to a slow-but-steady $54 Million. The International debut total reached $75 Million. Was the low box office due to poor word-of-mouth or Cars/sequel fatigue? Check out how the Cars 3 debut compares with the previous Cars films and Pixar sequels after the break!
Following the release of Coco's teaser trailer earlier this week, there has been a rejuvenated excitement for original projects across Pixar fandom. One of the most exciting aspects of reporting on Pixar news is seeing new footage of an upcoming film for the very first time. Pixar prides itself on growing wholly original film ideas in-house, without hiring outsider talent to jump start new projects. The ingenuity behind the world and characters of Coco got us thinking about the future of original films at the acclaimed studio. Follow along as we explore the future of original Pixar films (post Coco) after the break!
Just this afternoon, Pixar Animation Studios released a press release through Oh My Disney that Toy Story 4 and The Incredibles 2 are switching release dates. The new dates are as follows: The Incredibles 2 will be released on June 15, 2018 and Toy Story 4 will be released on June 21, 2019. Read the full press release and our thoughts after the break!
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