The announcement of Toy Story 5 made someone turn up their noses, since Toy Story 4 was already not really necessary for many. The great Pete Docter, creative director of Pixar, defends the project.
The announcement of a neighbor Toy Story 5 didn’t actually excite the same number of fans Disney / Pixar happy for the concomitant promise of Frozen 3 e Zootropolis 2 (more predictable): there are not a few film and animation enthusiasts who have already judged Toy Story 4 sadly superfluousand worries about stretching such a beloved saga beyond what is necessary. Pete Docteras well as a great director also creative director of Pixar, defended the decision on The Wrap.
Pete Docter on Toy Story 5: “We work without thinking about the future, the movies take you where they want”
Pete Docter a few years ago he inherited the creative direction of Pixarwhich this year has a nomination all’Oscar 2023 con Red by Domee Shi, but is not favored. After that Luca by Enrico Casarosa and his own Soul have been moved up Disney+and after the flop resounding of Lightyearthe fallback on a Toy Story 5 announced to the shareholders by Bob Iger – the writer also admits it – made the Pixarian fans of the first hour melancholy. Toy Story 4 it was not exciting, and a fifth act sounded to many like a… emergency procedurewhich, moreover, Pixar’s creativity would not need, considering that this year awaits us at the cinema Elemental by Peter Sohn, to original story. Pressed by The Wrap, Docter tried to explain the general creative perspective of the studio:
I believe that it will surprise youhas some very cool stuff you’ve never seen before. (…) The thing we really try to do, and we’ve been trying for some time now, is to work on films without thinking about the future. When we did the first Toy Story we had no idea there was going to be Toy Story 2. We try to make the movie ongoing, but as you do it it takes you where it wants, to unexpected places, that’s the thing I love about it. creative process. If I knew exactly what I was doing when I started making a film, there would be no point in doing it. You discover many things along the way. Embark on a journey with a destination in mind, take one deviation and then you come home wiser and more experienced.
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