You can’t teach this old toy new tricks.
The toys are back in town for a whole new adventure in Disney-Pixar’s upcoming sequel Toy Story 4. Woody (Tom Hanks) and Buzzlight Year (Tim Allen) return as the iconic action figures who have to adapt once again when an unusual homemade toy Forkie (Tony Hale) joins their ragtag gang out of the toy box. Disney-Pixar released the full trailer for Toy Story 4 today and it’s pretty obvious that this animated sequel is going to, as the other Toy Story movies have done, tug on the heartstrings.
Director Josh Cooley directs the latest Toy Story sequel from Pixar. For his first major feature, Cooley will have an excellent voice cast breathing life into film’s animated creations. Joining the classic duo of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen are Annie Potts, Keegan-Michael Key, Christina Hendricks, Jordan Peele, Keanu Reeves, Joan Cusack, Bonnie Hunt, Kristen Schaal, John Ratzenberger, June Squibb, Carl Weathers, Don Rickles, Jeff Garlin, and Estelle Harris. That’s a lot of famous voices.
The past and the present will collide in the fourth Toy Story adventure, and the trailer’s use of the Beach Boys’ classic song “God Only Knows” proves that the film is going to pack one hell of an emotional wallop. Disney will release Toy Story 4 into theaters on June 21, 2019. Watch the trailer without tissues if you dare.
The official synopsis for Toy Story 4:
Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie’s beloved new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky (voice of Tony Hale), declares himself as “trash” and not a toy, Woody takes it upon himself to show Forky why he should embrace being a toy. But when Bonnie takes the whole gang on her family’s road trip excursion, Woody ends up on an unexpected detour that includes a reunion with his long-lost friend Bo Peep (voice of Annie Potts). After years of being on her own, Bo’s adventurous spirit and life on the road belie her delicate porcelain exterior. As Woody and Bo realize they’re worlds apart when it comes to life as a toy, they soon come to find that’s the least of their worries.