Toy Story 5: What We Know About The Next Pixar Sequel

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The beloved ‘Toy Story’ franchise whitethorn proceed with a 5th movie, and we person each the updates and accusation astir Pixar’s imaginable movie close here.

Is determination anyone that doesn’t love the Toy Story franchise? The Pixar animated films person genuinely been beloved ever since Toy Story 1 came retired backmost successful 1995. The franchise follows a divers radical of live toys — including Tim Allen‘s Buzz Lightyear and Tom Hanks‘ Sheriff Woody — that are owned by Andy Davis (John Morris) and embark connected immoderate chaotic adventures. The franchise, which was created by John Lasseter, Pete Doctor, Andrew Stanton, and Joe Ranft, has spawned 3 sequel films, Toy Story 2 (1999), Toy Story 3 (2010), and Toy Story 4 (2019). All 4 films person been critically acclaimed and immense container bureau hits. Plus, the movies been nominated for 12 Oscars total, winning 4.

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Most of Toy Story‘s occurrence is owed to its iconic lineup of characters. Aside from Buzz and Woody, the films diagnostic Mr. Potato Head (Don Rickles), Mrs. Potato Head (Estelle Harris), Slinky Dog (Jim Varney and past Blake Clark), Hamm (John Ratzenberger), Rex (Wallace Shawn), Bo Peep (Annie Potts), Jessie (Joan Cusack), and more. Other notable artifact characters see Forky (Tony Hale), Wheezy (Joe Ranft), Ken (Michael Keaton), Barbie (Jodi Benson), and Stinky Pete (Kelsey Grammer).

Aside from 4 movies, the Toy Story franchise has besides expanded to a fewer spinoff movies and shows, including the 2019 Disney+ bid Forky Asks a Question. A spinoff movie called Lightyear, with Chris Evans voicing Buzz, volition premiere connected Disney+ successful 2022. But what fans most want to spot is Toy Story 5. So volition it happen? We’ve rounded up everything to cognize astir a imaginable 5th movie successful the Toy Story franchise.

What bash we cognize astir Toy Story 5?

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So far, Pixar/Disney has not really confirmed Toy Story 5 is happening. But considering it has lone been 2 years since Toy Story 4 came out, a 5th movie is perfectly a possibility. After all, Pixar has been putting retired deed movies similar OnwardSoul, and Luca lately, while Turning Red and Lightyear are coming retired successful 2022. So erstwhile Pixar’s merchandise docket slows down, it’s apt they’ll crook their attraction towards Toy Story 5.

Before the 4th movie came retired successful 2019, Tom Hanks said on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that it would beryllium his past clip voicing Woody. “We were saying goodbye to Woody and Buzz…and it was emotional,” helium said. That evidently saddened fans — but shaper Mark Nielsen hinted astatine a 5th movie during Pixar’s press day for Toy Story 4. He said, “Every movie we make, we dainty it similar it’s the archetypal and the past movie we’re ever going to make, truthful you unit yourself to marque it clasp up. You don’t get successful implicit your skis. Whether there’s different one? I don’t know. If determination is, it’s tomorrow’s problem.” Tim Allen past gave fans adjacent much anticipation for Toy Story 5 erstwhile helium confirmed successful an interrogation successful 2019 that he’d dependable Buzz again for circular 5. “Once you’ve gotten to four, you’re passed that trilogy [point], truthful I don’t spot immoderate crushed wherefore they wouldn’t bash it, certainly. If you inquire me, I’d accidental bash five,” helium said, according to Cinemablend.

What tin we expect from a imaginable Toy Story 5?

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If Toy Story 5 holds existent to the franchise, it volition beryllium a joyous film. It’ll beryllium harmless to presume that Tom and Tim would beryllium backmost arsenic Woody and Buzz, respectively, if the movie gets a greenish light. Pixar/Disney would besides apt effort to get the remainder of the dependable actors down the franchise’s different iconic characters. The astir recent Toy Story movie was directed by Josh Cooley, whose enactment earned the Oscar for Best Animated Feature successful 2020. If Josh is back, we tin expect different singular result.

So erstwhile would Toy Story 5 come out? It’s hard to say, but decidedly not 2022. Pixar has already announced it’s 2 projects (Turning Red and Lightyear) for that year. The movie workplace has besides confirmed that 3 untitled movies volition beryllium released crossed 2023 and 2024, and it’s improbable immoderate of them are Toy Story 5. The film’s period merchandise could truly spell either way, arsenic well, considering the archetypal 2 movies came retired successful November, portion the adjacent 2 dropped successful June. All successful all, we astir apt person a fewer years to spell until we get Toy Story 5. But that doesn’t mean our anticipation volition beryllium fading! Buzz and Woody, we look guardant to (hopefully) seeing you again.