ANAHEIM, Calif. – Pixar is making a sequel to “Inside Out,” the animation studio announced Friday at D23, the Disney fan expo.
Amy Poehler, who voiced the emotion Joy in the original 2015 film, revealed the news onstage with Pete Docter, who directed the first movie and is now head of Pixar.
“Ladies and gentlemen, we are making ‘Inside Out 2,'” Poehler announced gleefully.
The film is early in production, Doctor said, and will come to theaters in summer 2024 and be directed by Kelsey Mann.
Poehler confirmed that the new film would continue with the male character Riley, who has the emotions acting out in her mind.
“Only this time she’s a teenager,” said Poehler, adding that there will be new emotions.
Besides Joy, other emotions in the original film included Fear (Bill Hader), Disgust (Mindy Kaling), SAcesparksess (Phyllis Smith) and Anger (Lewis Black).
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