No Pixar Sequels In Development After Incredibles 2

In today’s franchise-driven Hollywood economy, it seems like a movie isn’t a true success unless it spawns a trilogy. Despite having their own fair share of sequel films, Pixar’s efforts have nearly always felt earned. It helps that they commit to regularly turning out original content on a regular basis. Despite the fact that a sequel to Finding Nemo was always going to be a guaranteed money maker, thirteen years passed before Finding Dory would find its way to theaters.

Lately it’s seemed like Pixar has been making up for lost time. With Finding Dory in theaters now, the next three years are incredibly sequel-centric, with Cars 3, Toy Story 4, and The Incredibles 2. In fact, the only original film we’ll be getting from Pixar between now and 2020 is next year’s Coco – a film about the Mexican holiday Dia de Los Muertos. But this doesn’t mean that Pixar has given up on original content.

In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Pixar’s president Jim Morris confirmed that “Everything after Toy Story and The Incredibles is an original right now.” Though, with so many potential franchises to continue, this naturally begs explanation:

Most studios jump on doing a sequel as soon as they have a successful film, but our business model is a filmmaker model, and we don’t make a sequel unless the director of the original film has an idea that they like and are willing to go forward on.

Pixar sequels Finding Dory Toy Story 4 Incredibles 2 No Pixar Sequels In Development After Incredibles 2

There’s clearly a demand for sequels to beloved franchises, and Pixar makes some of the most beloved in cinematic history. But placing quality first has paid off for them by keeping their brand fresh. Fifteen years is a painfully long time to see what’s next for The Incredibles. But assuming the time was taken to do it right, and that we have some fantastic original content in the meantime, the wait will have been well worth it.

Finding Dory is now playing in U.S. theaters; Cars 3 opens June 16, 2017; Coco on November 22, 2017; Toy Story 4 on June 15, 2018, and The Incredibles 2 on June 21, 2019, and the untitled originals on March 13, 2020 and June 19, 2020.

Source: EW

Source: ScreenRant

latest news

TMNT 2 Concept Art Shows Alternate Shredder, Krang, and Casey Jones Designs

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of The Shadows failed to match the box-office of its predecessor, but the big-budget sequel was met with generally more favorable reviews from both fans and critics. Much of that positive res...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article
Image of News Item0

TMNT 2 Concept Art Shows Alternate Shredder, Krang, and Casey Jones Designs

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of The Shadows failed to match the box-office of its predecessor, but the big-budget sequel was met with generally more favorable reviews from both fans and critics. Much of that positive res...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article

Westworld Showrunners On Making the Androids the Main Characters

Michael Crichton’s original 1973 Westworld is considered a classic of the science-fiction genre. Set in a futuristic resort whose guests find themselves under attack when the humanoid robots built to enact varied fantasy sc...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article
Image of News Item1

Westworld Showrunners On Making the Androids the Main Characters

Michael Crichton’s original 1973 Westworld is considered a classic of the science-fiction genre. Set in a futuristic resort whose guests find themselves under attack when the humanoid robots built to enact varied fantasy sc...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article

Avengers: Age of Ultron Concept Art Reveals Alternate Ultron & Hulkbuster Designs

Last year, Avengers: Age of Ultron nearly tore apart the team that had formed just a few years prior. Genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist, Tony Stark inadvertently brings Ultron, the ill-tempered A.I., to life, and m...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article
Image of News Item2

Avengers: Age of Ultron Concept Art Reveals Alternate Ultron & Hulkbuster Designs

Last year, Avengers: Age of Ultron nearly tore apart the team that had formed just a few years prior. Genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist, Tony Stark inadvertently brings Ultron, the ill-tempered A.I., to life, and m...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article

Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: July 3, 2016

There were some surprises at the box office this Fourth of July weekend, but the number one spot remained unchanged for the third week in a row.Finding Dory once again wins the weekend, bringing in $41.9 million. The latest f...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article
Image of News Item3

Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: July 3, 2016

There were some surprises at the box office this Fourth of July weekend, but the number one spot remained unchanged for the third week in a row.Finding Dory once again wins the weekend, bringing in $41.9 million. The latest f...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article

Batman V Superman Video: How Many People Does the Dark Knight Kill?

Many of these kills can be seen as justifiable, especially in the rescue of Martha sequence (protecting the innocent from her captors), and in the Knightmare sequence (clear case of self defense). But seeing Batman dispass...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article
Image of News Item4

Batman V Superman Video: How Many People Does the Dark Knight Kill?

Many of these kills can be seen as justifiable, especially in the rescue of Martha sequence (protecting the innocent from her captors), and in the Knightmare sequence (clear case of self defense). But seeing Batman dispass...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article

Akira: Abandoned Concept Art With Chris Evans & Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Warner Bros. Pictures has had an off-and-on-again relationship with Akira for over a decade now. The original Japanese manga ran from 1982-1990, with an anime feature film adaptation in 1988. Akira depicts a world devastate...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article
Image of News Item5

Akira: Abandoned Concept Art With Chris Evans & Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Warner Bros. Pictures has had an off-and-on-again relationship with Akira for over a decade now. The original Japanese manga ran from 1982-1990, with an anime feature film adaptation in 1988. Akira depicts a world devastate...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article

Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One Has Begun Filming

Director Steven Spielberg’s latest movie, a big screen adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved fantasy story The BFG, just opened anew in theaters. However, the legendary filmmaker has already made plans to direct three mor...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article
Image of News Item6

Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One Has Begun Filming

Director Steven Spielberg’s latest movie, a big screen adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved fantasy story The BFG, just opened anew in theaters. However, the legendary filmmaker has already made plans to direct three mor...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article

Sausage Party TV Spot: Kill the Grill This 4th of July

With its release a little over a month out, one would expect to see Sony Pictures drop more and more trailers and teasers, like the holiday-themed teaser dropped this week, to increase awareness for the potential late-summer ...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article
Image of News Item7

Sausage Party TV Spot: Kill the Grill This 4th of July

With its release a little over a month out, one would expect to see Sony Pictures drop more and more trailers and teasers, like the holiday-themed teaser dropped this week, to increase awareness for the potential late-summer ...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article

The Dark Tower: Set Photos Show Idris Elba as The Gunslinger

Stephen King’s horror western classic, The Dark Tower, languished for nearly a decade in development before receiving the green light to make its way to the big screen. Well worth the wait, the big screen adaption is curren...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article
Image of News Item8

The Dark Tower: Set Photos Show Idris Elba as The Gunslinger

Stephen King’s horror western classic, The Dark Tower, languished for nearly a decade in development before receiving the green light to make its way to the big screen. Well worth the wait, the big screen adaption is curren...

From ScreenRant 1 year ago Read Full Article