Toy Story 4 surprised us all earlier this summer by somehow providing an even more satisfying (possible) conclusion to the Pixar Animation franchise. The movie gave Woody (Tom Hanks) a proper send-off after following him for four adventures that significantly changed him along the way. But it almost gave Woody’s companion Bo Peep (Annie Potts) a much worse ending than what we saw, and it makes us wonder how it would have changed the rest of the film’s conclusion. Read More »
Toy Story 4 is playing in theaters everywhere now. But some people may not yet have been convinced to see it in theaters, so Pixar Animation has released another sneak peek of the animated sequel that introduces a new character named Giggle McDimples (voiced by Ally Maki). Plus, we get to see different versions of Combat Carl (Carl Weathers), who first debuted as an unfortunately blown up action figure in the original Toy Story, but got a more proper introduction in the TV special Toy Story of Terror. Watch the new Toy Story 4 clip below. Read More »
Following confirmation earlier this month that most of the original cast of Ghostbusters has been lined up to reprise their roles for the sequel coming in 2020, the new movie has brought in a newcomer.
The all-around delightful Paul Rudd, known for everything from Clueless to Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, has landed a role in Ghostbusters 2020, which seems to be the working title for the movie for the time being. Find out who he’s playing below. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch recording sessions with the cast of Toy Story 4, including Keanu Reeves as Duke Caboom. Plus, see Tom Hanks and Tim Allen chum around with each other after being friends for nearly 25 years, and see how Tom Hanks ruins the publicity talking points given to him by The Walt Disney Company for Jimmy Kimmel Live.
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You can call the Ghostbusters, but they still need someone to answer their phones. Annie Potts, who played the stalwart receptionist to the OG boys in Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2, confirmed that she will be reprising her role as Janine Melnitz in Jason Reitman‘s upcoming Ghostbusters film, making her the latest actor from the original films to join the growing Ghostbusters sequel cast.
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Toy Story 4 was originally supposed to arrive in theaters in June of 2017, but it swapped release dates with Cars 3 and moved back a year. But it was delayed again, swapping release dates with Incredibles 2 this time and being reassigned to a June 21, 2019 release date.
Now, one of the film’s voice actors has explained the reason for the Toy Story 4 delay: Pixar tossed out 75% of the movie’s script. Read More »
Here’s something we didn’t see coming: Pixar’s chief creative officer John Lasseter – who directed the first two movies in the Toy Story franchise – just revealed that he is no longer directing Toy Story 4. Read on to find out the latest about Pixar’s departed Toy Story 4 director.
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I apologize for posting so many stories about John Hughes today, but like many of you, growing up a child of the 1980’s, his films meant a lot to me. And his passing has unearthed a bunch of content that I want to share with you guys. /Film friend and Totally Rad Show co-host Dan Trachtenberg forwarded this link (from Kat Arnett) to a movie trailer for an independent documentary titled Don’t You Forget About Me.
The official website for the doc gives the following one sentence logline: “In 1991, filmmaker John Hughes disappeared from Hollywood… In 2008, four filmmakers went to find him.” I don’t believe they ever got to Hughes, who has done only a handful of interviews in the last 20 years, but they did talk to many people who were involved or influenced by his films: Ally Sheedy, Judd Nelson, Justin Henry, Gedde Watanabe, John Kapelos, Annie Potts, Kelly Lebrock, Andrew McCarthy, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Kevin Smith, Jason Retiman, Roger Ebert and many others. Watch the trailer after the jump.
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Vivendi Games has made a deal with Sony Pictures to rape your childhood and turn Ghostbusters into a video game. Vivendi, who is eyeing a potential franchise, plans to release the game in fall 2008. The good news is that all four original cast members, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Bill Murray and Harold Ramis, have signed on to give their voice and likeness for the game. William Atherton, Brian Doyle Murray and Annie Potts are also on board.
The best part is that Ghostbusters screenwriters Aykroyd & Ramis are also signed on to write the game’s story, which will take place a new ghoul invasion of New York City in the early 1990’s (following Ghostbusters II on the timeline).
Variety reports that developer Terminal Reality (BlowOut, BloodRayne) is making a Ghostbusters game for PC, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 aimed primarily at the core gamer demographic, while Red Fly Studios is making a version for Playstation 2, Wii and DS designed more for families and casual gamers.
Hopefully this project is completely unrelated to the Ghostbusters 3 “Ghostbusters go to Hell” script which was supposedly in development as a computer animated film.
Above photo thanks to kotaku.