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And we thought we were done with unnecessary Peeps after Easter. Photo © Disney/Pixar, mostly.

Pixar: Bo Peep was transgender all along

Next up: have you ever seen a Slinky Dog twerk? EMERYVILLE, CA -- Continuing Disney's repeated attempts to one-up itself in the Woke Olympics, its animation subsidiary Pixar has announced the first transgender character in children's animated feature films. Not only that, but it says the character was introduced in 1995, when the first Toy Story film was released! Bo Peep, you see, is a dude trans woman, and has been all this time. "Bo Peep was actually born 'Beau,' B-E-A-U, Peep," explains Disney ... Read more
The easiest Disney/Pixar character to make at home. Photo courtesy DIsney/Pixar.

“Forky” not the merchandising hit Disney hoped

Even Disney fans won't shell out 20 bucks for something they can easily make at home. BURBANK, CA -- The fourth installment in the Toy Story Cinematic Universe is going strong at the box office. Unfortunately, merchandise sales haven't spiked like they usually do with the introduction of a new, lovable character. Disney designers hoped that "Forky," the arts-and-crafts project of human child Bonnie, would be the Porg of the new series -- the "must-have" plush toy of Toy Story 4. Miscalculation Unfortunately, the planners failed ... Read more
Posters for the current and future Toy Story films. Posters by Disney/Pixar; Question mark by Mouser font via GIMP.

Ten new films announced in the Toy Story Cinematic Universe

"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in." Woody, Toy Story 3 EMERYVILLE, CA -- Since 1995, we've thrilled to the adventures of Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and their friends. The Toy Story movies have taught us about friendship, loyalty, love and trust. But more than that, the Toy Story films teach us this: no matter how many times you think the story is over, they can always think of one more! And we're not just talking about the gritty live-action ... Read more
Possible still from the set of the live-action Toy Story remake. Photo by Pat Loika [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.

Toy Story will get a gritty live-action reboot

Pixar's first live-action feature will tell a "dark tale of betrayal and vengeance." EMERYVILLE, CA -- For over two decades, Pixar Studios has been the undisputed leader in computer-generated animated feature films. In fact, they literally invented the genre, beginning with 1995's Toy Story. With the coming release of Toy Story 4, and with script issues delaying Toy Story 5: Woody Gets a Hernia, rumors are surfacing that Pixar will soon join parent company Disney's live-action remake craze. If true, a live-action Toy Story will ... Read more