Pixar's newest short film, Lou, was announced this past October as long-time animator turned-director Dave Mullins' pet-project. Lou, set to debut with Cars 3 this summer, explores how to combat bullying, portrayed through the "eyes" of peculiar monster made up of schoolyard toys and goodies from a [L]ost-and-F[ou]nd box. Check out our very first glimpse of Lou in the exclusive USA Today interview with Director Mullins after the break!
Woody's News Roundup: FINDING DORY Grosses $1 Billion Worldwide, New Short "LOU" Announced, And TOY STORY Vans Collection
This past week, several very exciting Pixar-related developments have stuck out in a slow early-October news cycle. Possibly the most exciting is that just today Finding Dory officially crossed the $1 Billion Worldwide Box Office gross, becoming the second Pixar feature to claim the title (Toy Story 3 being the first)! In addition, Director Dave Mullins debuted a sneak peak at Pixar's next short film titled "LOU" and will debut with Cars 3 in Summer 2017! Finally, Disney-Pixar collaborated with Vans to create a Toy Story Vans Collection, complete with Woody and Buzz themed shoes and merchandise! More on all of these exciting developments after the break!
With Finding Dory, the long anticipated sequel to Pixar's 2003 classic Finding Nemo, swimming into theaters TODAY(!!!!!!), this post dives deep into the making of the sure-to-be hit! Dive into the deep blue ocean of fascinating discoveries with this behind-the-scenes look at the making of Finding Dory, along with exclusive posters, new HD stills and clips, and even our first clip of the short film Piper all after the break:
In nearly one week on June 17th, audiences can look forward to reuniting with Dory, Marlin, and Nemo in Pixar's latest much-anticipated sequel, Finding Dory! In addition to the whole new sea of characters that we'll meet, we can also look forward to a land-bearing creature: Piper, an adorable sandpiper hatchling who stars as the titular character in her very own short film, Pixar's Piper. This week, USA Today has given us curious movie-goers our first look at Piper in her adorable rendered glory in not one but two beautiful still images. And even better? A short conversation with Piper first-time director Alan Barillaro revealing the creative process behind Piper's conception. Check out our first look at Piper and her mother as well as USA Today's conversation with Barillaro after the break!
Entertainment Weekly has debuted our first look at Pixar's next short film, Piper, which will be released in theater's alongside June 17's Finding Dory! Meet Piper, the titular beach-dwelling sandpiper, in the full interview with Director Alan Barillaro after the break:
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