D23: Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios talk future slate of films

During Friday’s session of the D23 Expo, John Lasseter hosted Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films.  It gives fans the opportunity to be among the first people to see never-seen-before footage from their upcoming slate.

Lasseter is the chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios.  On Friday, he presented never-before-seen footage from Pixar’s upcoming feature film, Coco, and Disney Animation’s Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2.  The presentation also featured surprise announcements including the announcement of The Incredibles 2, musical performances as well as appearances from the talent.  The presentation featured talent from Frozen 2. Toy Story 4 was also on the agenda.  Other animation panels and presentations were planned for Saturday.

LEE UNKRICH, ADRIAN MOLINA, DARLA K. ANDERSON (Disney/Image Group LA)
LEE UNKRICH, ADRIAN MOLINA, DARLA K. ANDERSON (Disney/Image Group LA)
LEE UNKRICH, ADRIAN MOLINA, DARLA K. ANDERSON (Disney/Image Group LA)
PAIGE O’HARA, IRENE BEDARD, MANDY MOORE, AULI’I CRAVALHO, SARAH SILVERMAN, KRISTEN BELL, JOHN LASSETER (CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER, PIXAR AND WALT DISNEY ANIMATIONS STUDIOS), KELLY MACDONALD, ANIKA NONI ROSE, LINDA LARKIN, JODI BENSON (Disney/Image Group LA)
KRISTEN BELL, JOHN LASSETER (CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER, PIXAR AND WALT DISNEY ANIMATIONS STUDIOS), JOSH GAD (Disney/Image Group LA)
PHIL JOHNSTON, RICH MOORE (Disney/Image Group LA)
BRAD BIRD (Disney/Image Group LA)

Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.

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