Slated for a June 16, 2017 release, Disney Chairman and CEO Robert I get today announced that ‘Toy Story 4’ is currently under development and is being directed by John Lasseter. The announcement was made during a press call discussing The Walt Disney Company’s fiscal year.
In addition, Iger noted that the troubled Pixar film, ‘The Good Dinosaur’ will be released in 2016. UPDATE: Pixar has confirmed the date has not changed.
UPDATE: Walt Disney Studios has released additional details. The film is described as a ‘new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the Toy Story gang.’ The story was dreamt up by Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter and Lee Unkrich, the storytellers who have been the driving force behind all three Toy Story films.
The film is being written by Rashida Jones and Will McCormack and being produced by Pixar veteran Galyn Susman.