Toy Story 4: Is Bo Peep Getting a New Look?

There may be a very good reason why Bo Peep wasn’t included in the Toy Story 4 teaser trailers – and not just suspense.  A new image that surfaced on Instagram suggests that she may be getting a drastically different look in the upcoming movie.

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Toy Story 4: Tim Allen Hints at Buzz’s Side of the Story

Although Tim Allen’s promotional run for the new season of Last Man Standing has concluded, he’s still busy out on the standup circuit, which occasionally leads to interviews.  And since he always seems to enjoy discussing Toy Story and his role as Buzz Lightyear, I’ve found a brief, new mention of Toy Story 4.

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Toy Story 4: Release Dates for Books Now on Amazon

Although we don’t hear much about the extra work that goes on behind the scenes in preparation for a film, there are always merchandise and promotional projects happening in tandem with the actual filmmaking.  Books, for example, begin the process of publication long before the movie is released – and sometimes, when you’re lucky, you can find their titles ahead of time on Amazon or other publisher sites.  As a part of my constant searching for Toy Story 4 news, I often check for these as well, and today, I actually found some titles with their expected release dates!

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Toy Story 4: Still Bo Peep’s Story; Screenwriter Talks About the Film

It’s been a really long time since we’ve heard any specific details about Toy Story 4, specifically in regards to the film’s plot, and this lack of information has left a lot of questions in fans’ minds as to whether the original story had been kept or scrapped.  Fortunately, thanks to interviews both with Annie Potts, the voice of Bo Peep, and Stephany Folsom, the movie’s screenwriter, over the past several days, we’ve got new reinforcement that production is moving forward in a positive direction, and that the story still is following the same theme as originally planned.

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Toy Story News Roundup: Woody Arrives in Toy Story Land; ‘Toy Story 4’ Easter Egg; Saluting Sarge

The Toy Story news keeps on coming, as we draw closer to Toy Story Land’s opening on June 30 and the one-year mark for Toy Story 4 in just a few months.  So here’s the latest roundup of updates – most of them exciting, one unfortunately sad…

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A New Screenwriter for ‘Toy Story 4’

It feels like it’s been forever since there have been any official reports on the progress of Toy Story 4 – the most recent hints being glimpses of work in progress at the D23 Expo this past summer.  The silence was broken yesterday, however, as news came out that Stephany Folsom has joined the film’s team as its new screenwriter.

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D23 Expo 2017 Recap: Toy Story 4, Toy Story Land and Beyond!

It’s been nearly five months since the D23 Expo back in July, and I’ve been working on this post here and there since then, trying to collect my thoughts and photos from our experience – there was a lot about the event to process, and I’ve been rather overwhelmed with the thought of summarizing it all.  However, with the recent controversy over John Lasseter’s allegations of misconduct, my recollections are now rather bittersweet.  I’m thankful, though, that we attended the Expo while the magic was still unsullied for us.  And since I refuse to let anyone destroy my love for Pixar or the toys – I will continue to view the studios as the sum of all the talented people who work there, not as one sole person – I’d like to look back, and share what we saw and learned at the Expo in regards to Pixar, and Toy Story specifically.

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Toy Story 4: Considering “Creative Differences” and John Lasseter’s “Missteps”

Yesterday’s breaking news about John Lasseter’s six-month sabbatical from Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, resulting from accusations of “missteps” brought against him, hit me like a ton of bricks, as I’m sure it did many other Pixar fans.  But before anyone starts sharpening their pitchforks to come at me, I’d like to clarify that the intention of this post isn’t to be political, or controversial.  Until more concrete details come out, I respectfully choose to keep my views and opinions to myself.  One thing I do want to address, however, is the insight that this situation has brought to light regarding the delays Toy Story 4 has suffered in production over the past few years.

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Toy Story Throwback: ‘Toy Story 3’ Commercials

Cars 3 premieres this week, and with it has come a steady stream of promotional ads, new merchandise, special events, and of course trailers and television commercials.  The advertising campaign for a new Pixar movie is always exciting, especially when the characters and setting allow for a little extra creativity in commercials.  A couple years ago, the Inside Out cast popped up in all sorts of television ads, from the Super Bowl in January through the movie’s theatrical release in June.  Dory and her aquatic friends weren’t quite as conducive to interacting with people in a commercial setting, nor were dinosaurs, so I don’t recall seeing quite as many for those films.  But I do remember lots of commercials during the months surrounding Toy Story 3‘s release, and thought it would be fun to look back at them in a throwback post.

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What Does Don Rickles’ Passing Mean for ‘Toy Story 4’?

This past Wednesday, Toy Story fans were deeply saddened by the passing of Don Rickles, legendary comedian and the voice of Mr. Potato Head.  And as soon as the news broke, speculation began as to what this would mean for his character’s future in the film franchise.  Instead of addressing this at the time it was announced, however, I decided to wait a while and see what, if any, further information came out in regards to the impact on Toy Story 4.  We still don’t know a lot, but here’s what we do know so far…

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