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Things We Saw Today: Pixar Cutting Down on Sequels

Sorry, RataTWOuille hopefuls.

wall-e-rubiks-cubePixar president Jim Morris told Entertainment Weekly in an interview last Friday that the studio is recommitting itself to original movies over sequels, despite the recent box office success of Finding Dory. Aside from the already-scheduled Toy Story 4 and The Incredibles 2, Pixar’s films for the foreseeable future will all be totally original titles. (via Polygon)

  • Check out this Film Journal International interview with Paul Feig, in which the Ghostbusters director explains how the all-female cast came about and discusses the unprecedented backlash to the trailer.
  • So, how do you pronounce Star Wars‘ AT-AT? Is it “at-at” or “ay-tee ay-tee”? Nerdist thinks they have the answer.
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda is leaving Broadway’s Hamilton on the 9th, but he’s still going to be everywhere. The Associated Press outlines all the places and projects we can find the beloved creator next.
  • That True Blood musical is still happenng, Sookeh. (via io9)
  • San Diego Comic Con will honor the late, great Leonard Nimoy with a portrait of Nimoy’s Spock, as depicted by artist Ty Mattson, on the cover of the SDCC 2016 programming guide. (via Nerdist)
  • For a good read, check out this Rolling Stone profile of Full Frontal‘s Samantha Bee. (via Jezebel)

That’s what we saw today! Now, it’s your turn.

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