"Toy Story" Continues, Without Pixar

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  2. macrumors 6502

    Without John Lasseter at the helm, Toy Story 3 is going to lack warmth. Fortunately for Disney, they'll make a ton of money on it, while at the same time, diluting the Toy Story brand.
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    And who is that screenwriter Jared Stern? Is that a name we're supposed to recognize? There's only one Jared Stern on IMDB and he's never written a stick.
  4. macrumors 65816


    Why Disney? WHY?!?

    Is this some kind of sick revenge for years of "Disney's Going to Buy Apple" rumors?!
    Or is it just the worst idea since Treasure Planet, with an added sting of tastelessness?!

    (I'd like to think it's a bit of both)
  5. macrumors 65816


    I cant wait to see Pixar kicking some Eisner ass in 2006 - when they will probably be Disney´s (and Dream Works´ and Fox´s) rivals....

    Isnt it said that Pixar want to to do the whole distribution, marketing and so on by themselves? Or are they still looking for a new partner?
  6. macrumors 6502

    Rumor has it Disney is planning of using traditional hand-drawn animation for Toy Story 3, because they want to recapture the magic of Disney past, and also because they want it to bomb like Home on the Range, Treasure Planet, and Atlantis.
  7. macrumors member

    Now, now. Lilo & Stitch was hand drawn and was a big hit.
  8. macrumors regular

    And the animation in Treasure Planet was really good.
  9. macrumors 6502

    ehh... Toy story 3 without cg animations doesn't sound very interesting at the moment.
  10. macrumors 68020


    It may be a hit but will lack a lot of fun and eye candy essentials...
  11. macrumors demi-god


    My prediction is Toy Story 3 will do good money merely because of the name, but the film will be no where close to as good as 1 or 2.

  12. macrumors 68030


    well, that was only a hit, because the King's music was all over the movie. :cool:
  13. macrumors regular

    hoo boy. How will I ever boycott this movie with my 6 and 4 year old sons pushing to see it?
  14. macrumors 6502a


    tell them Satan animated it? :rolleyes:
    what kid would wnat to see Satan's handiwork? ;)
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    eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew... this doesnt sound good at all... :confused:
  16. macrumors regular

    Ha ha... my kids don't know about Satan.
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    Tell them Stan animated it, then tell them Stan invented homework. Damn that Stan..
  18. macrumors 6502

    that's a good idea... :)
  19. macrumors newbie

    Last time I checked, this was not really new news- it came up late last year.

    It is still a bad idea, though. Maybe if Steve Jobs becomes the new Disney CEO it wont happen :D

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