Disney and Pixar Reveal Plans for 'Toy Story 4'

PHOTO: Disney Pixar shows characters Woody, left, and Buzz Lightyear from the animated film "Toy Story. Disney Pixar/AP Photo
Disney Pixar shows characters Woody, left, and Buzz Lightyear from the animated film "Toy Story.

Disney and Pixar revealed their plans for "Toy Story 4" Thursday, to be directed by John Lasseter, who directed the first two movies.

The film, set to be released June 16, 2017, will focus once again on the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the crew.

Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter and Lee Unkrich will pen the new movie, along with new writers Rashida Jones and Will McCormack.

“We love these characters so much; they are like family to us,” Lasseter said in a news release. “We don’t want to do anything with them unless it lives up to or surpasses what’s gone before.

The famed director said he had never thought of doing another "Toy Story," until he heard the new concept for the film.

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