Thursday, 22 July 2010

[360] Lee Unkrich Interview

I don't think it's a secret that I didn't like Toy Story 3 as much as the rest of the world. However, I will gladly talk with anyone from Pixar, especially Lee Unkrich, the director of the film. Even though our interview was cut short, he was suitably chatty, and especially interesting when talking about the 'darkest time' in the studios history, referring to the aborted Disney-helmed Toy Story 3.

Toy Story 3 is out now, and judging by our reviews, you'd be foolish to miss out on it. Last week, we managed to score an interview with the film's director, Lee Unkrich (editor on Toy Story, co-director of Toy Story 2, Monsters Inc. and Finding Nemo), when he wasn't taking pictures of a small Big Baby figurine in front of London tourist hotspots, and posting them on Twitter under the hashtag #BigBabyWorldTour.

We used our time wisely, asking about the aborted Disney-helmed
Toy Story sequel from 2004, how Unkrich crafted this dark end for the trilogy, and whether he has any live-action ambitions.

Read the full article here.

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