Taking a rare break from releasing a new feature this year, perhaps it’s the sort of retuning Pixar needs after a string of slumps. A handful of promising, original work is on the horizon and the first out of the gate will be Pete Docter‘s Up follow-up Inside Out, and it looks like he’ll be bringing along a familiar face (or rather, sound) with him.
After performing a live score for Star Trek Into Darkness this past weekend in Switzerland, Michael Giacchino hit the stage (via Pixar Post) to reveal that he’ll be reteaming with Docter for the feature before working on Jurassic World. Considering their last reunion led to an Oscar for the composer, we’re certainly looking forward to hearing what he comes up with here. For a better idea regarding what looks to be Pixar’s most promising work in some time, check out a recently released synopsis below.
From the tepuis of South America to a monster-filled metropolis, Academy Award®-winning director Pete Docter has taken audiences to unique and imaginative places. In 2015, he will take us to the most extraordinary location of all – inside the mind of an 11-year-old named Riley.
Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley’s mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley’s main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.
Inside Out arrives on June 19th, 2015.
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