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Pixar and Disney Reveal Their Upcoming Movies

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Pixar and Disney Reveal Their Upcoming Movies

A scene from Cars.

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Toy Story 3 - Release Date: June 18th, 2010 (Disney Digital 3-D™)
Pixar Animation Studios, Director: Lee Unkrich, Producer: Darla K. Anderson, Writer: Michael Arndt, Composer: Randy Newman, Voice Talent: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, Estelle Harris, John Ratzenberger, Ned Beatty

Synopsis: "The creators of the beloved Toy Story films re-open the toy box and bring moviegoers back to the delightful world of Woody, Buzz and our favorite gang of toy characters in Toy Story 3. Lee Unkrich directs this highly anticipated film, and Michael Arndt, the Academy Award®-winning screenwriter of Little Miss Sunshine, brings his unique talents and comedic sensibilities to the proceedings."

Rapunzel - Release Date: Christmas 2010 (Disney Digital 3-D™)
Walt Disney Animation Studios, Directors: Glen Keane, Dean Wellins, Producer: Roy Conli

Synopsis: "In this new telling of the classic fairy tale, Rapunzel, audiences will be transported to a stunning CG fantasy world complete with the iconic tower, an evil witch, a gallant hero and, of course, the mysterious girl with the long golden tresses. Expect adventure, heart, humor, and hair…lots of hair, when Rapunzel unleashes her locks in theaters for the 2010 holiday."

newt - Release Date: Summer 2011 (Disney Digital 3-D™)
Pixar Animation Studios, Director: Gary Rydstrom, Producer: Richard Hollander, Writers: Gary Rydstrom, Leslie Caveny

Synopsis: "What happens when the last remaining male and female blue-footed newts on the planet are forced together by science to save the species, and they can’t stand each other? That's the problem facing Newt and Brooke, heroes of newt, the Pixar film by seven-time Academy Award® winner for sound Gary Rydstrom, and director of Pixar's Oscar nominated short, Lifted. Newt and Brooke embark on a perilous, unpredictable adventure and discover that finding a mate never goes as planned, even when you only have one choice. Love, it turns out, is not a science."

The Bear and the Bow - Release Date: Christmas 2011 (Disney Digital 3-D™)
Pixar Animation Studios, Director: Brenda Chapman, Producer: Katherine Sarafian, Voice Talent: Reese Witherspoon, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson

Synopsis: "A rugged and mythic Scotland is the setting for Pixar’s action-adventure The Bear and the Bow. The impetuous, tangle-haired Merida, though a daughter of royalty, would prefer to make her mark as a great archer. A clash of wills with her mother compels Merida to make a reckless choice, which unleashes unintended peril on her father’s kingdom and her mother’s life. Merida struggles with the unpredictable forces of nature, magic and a dark, ancient curse to set things right. Director Brenda Chapman and the storytelling wizards of Pixar conjure humor, fantasy and excitement in this rich Highland tale."

Cars 2 - Release Date: Summer 2012 (Disney Digital 3-D™)
Pixar Animation Studios, Director: Brad Lewis

Synopsis: "All the world’s a racetrack as racing superstar Lightning McQueen zooms back into action, with his best friend Mater in tow, to take on the globe’s fastest and finest in this thrilling high-octane new installment of the Cars saga. Mater and McQueen will need their passports as they find themselves in a new world of intrigue, thrills and fast-paced comedic escapades around the globe. Cars 2 is being directed by Brad Lewis, producer of the Oscar®-winning film Ratatouille."

King of the Elves - Release Date: Christmas 2012 (Disney Digital 3-D™)
Walt Disney Animation Studios, Directors: Aaron Blaise, Robert Walker, Producer: Chuck Williams

Synopsis: "Legendary storyteller Phillip K. Dick’s short story (his only experiment in the fantasy genre) becomes the basis for this fantastic and imaginative tale about an average man living in the Mississippi Delta, whose reluctant actions to help a desperate band of elves leads them to name him their new king. Joining the innocent and endangered elves as they attempt to escape from an evil and menacing troll, their unlikely new leader finds himself caught on a journey filled with unimaginable dangers and a chance to bring real meaning back to his own life."

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