Even if this report had been true, it's still completely irresponsible to name a woman as a victim of sexual harassment without her consent. It's even more upsetting because the actual reasons for their departure are worth being highlighted.
A new report reveals that Toy Story 4 writers Rashida Jones and Will McCormick left the project after an unwanted advance by John Lasseter.
Rashida Jones got dragged into the John Lasseter drama, and she wants out. Jones and her writing partner Will McCormack were hired to write "Toy Story 4," but left the Pixar project. In The Hollywood Reporter's piece on John Lasseter's...Show More Summary
Rashida Jones and Will McCormack both pulled out of Toy Story 4, but claim it had nothing to do with the John Lasseter sexual misconduct accusations.
John Lasseter is on a leave of absence from Disney and Pixar over "unwanted hugs" and other alleged misconduct—but screenwriter Rashida Jones says his behavior was not the reason for her departure from Toy Story 4. In a statement seen by Entertainment Weekly, Jones and writing partner Will McCormack...
On Tuesday, The Hollywood Reporter published a report with misconduct allegations against Pixar chief John Lasseter, and he took a six-month leave of absence. The report said that Rashida Jones and writing partner Will McCormack left...Show More Summary
By Jacob Oller The animation groundbreakers are still plugging away. hen Pixar Animation Studios made Toy Story they were innovators of form. Then they became innovators of story. Now, three franchises deep with the Incredibles sequel underway, the studio is struggling to remember where its strengths lie. Show More Summary
After the chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, John Lasseter, announced earlier today that he was leaving for a “sabbatical” due to unspecified “missteps,” reports began circulating about Lasseter’s alleged behavior. One article from The Hollywood Reporter detailed a pattern of misconduct and cited rumored “unwanted ... More »
The Disney Animation and Pixar chief allegedly had a history of unwanted contact with female employees.
News broke today alleging that comedy actress/writer Rashida Jones departed Toy Story 4 due to an encounter with Pixar executive John Lasseter.
Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees. In a vaguely worded memo obtained by the AP on Tuesday, Lasseter says he knows he has made some employees feel disrespected and uncomfortable. He apologized to anyone who has...
When Pixar Animation Studios released its first film in 1995, it felt groundbreaking. Toy Story proved that computer animation could serve as the foundation for a feature film, but it also proved that animated films did not all needShow More Summary
Thirteen years ago, Pixar released a superhero movie. The Incredibles wasn't expected to make as big of a splash as Toy Story 2 or Finding Nemo, but audiences were intrigued, and it went on to become one of the highest-grossing and highest-rated animated films of all time. Show More Summary
If you are a huge Disneyphile, you probably already know that Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World is going through a lot of changes right now.
Right after Toy Story 3 was released, director Lee Unkrich approached Disney about making a movie centered around Dia de los Muertos. They greenlit the project, although there was no story, no characters, and no plan. The years since then have seen the movie that became Coco develop and change, and change again. Show More Summary
"Coco" is the latest Pixar movie and is directed by Lee Unkrich ("Toy Story 3"). The movie focuses on the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos ("Day of the Dead"), and marks the first time Pixar has told a story around a cultural celebration. Unkrich brought on cultural consultants to make sure the story was representing Mexican culture correctly. Show More Summary
Pixar is a studio well known for creating a lot of magic for audiences. From Toy Story to Wall-E, they’ve left an undeniable impact on the film industry, as well as on countless viewers. Their latest endeavor is Coco, a film that takes place in the small fictional Mexican town of Santa Cecilia. The story follows Miguel, a […]
Randy Newman may be more well-known these days for his movie soundtracks to Toy Story and Monsters, Inc. than he is for his classic singer/songwriter albums such as Good Old Boys and Sail Away, but both aspects of his 50-plus-year career will be spotlighted when he performs a solo concert Friday night at Symphony Hall...
We're all busy counting down the days until Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World finally opens. So far, we've seen one favorite character make his debut - when the Slinky Dog Dash coaster rolled in to the park - and now get ready forShow More Summary
It was only a couple of days ago that we posted a new jaw-dropping clip from Disney/Pixar’s Coco, but the studio has released yet another new look at their latest animated feature in an attempt to drum up some excitement. And this time,...Show More Summary