Have you heard? There’s a new toy joining the main crew in Disney Pixar’s upcoming “Toy Story 4”. It’ll be portray by none other than John Wick himself, Keanu Reeves.
This comes after it was revealed that characters Woody (Tom Hanks) and Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) will be meeting some new friends – Forky (Tony Hale), Ducky (Jordan Peele), and Bunny (Keegan Michael-Key) – when they visit a carnival.
The announcement came directly from Tim Allen’s mouth when he stopped by “The Tonight Show” to talk to Jimmy Fallon. Allen was rather cryptic about Reeves’ role but he did hint that the mysterious character will have an intense personality. He also suggests that the character and Buzz Lightyear will have an interesting relationship.
“Keanu Reeves has got a great part. Actually, a little inside story, even (Reeves) said — gentle, wonderful guy that he is — ‘This sounds too much like Buzz Lightyear.’ And his character does have an edge to that. And the guy said, ‘So we calmed him down a little bit,’ and they reminded me his toy is only that big,” the 65-year-old actor told the host.
Allen also added that the animated feature will surprise fans. “It is so good, these guys are geniuses, it’s so deep and moving and a wonderful plot. I can’t give anything away, but it’s about different kinds of toys. They will really surprise you with the toys they come up with, characters come back, new guys (are) in it,” he said.
Here’s the official synopsis:
“Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called ‘Forky’ to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and new friends will show Woody how big the world can be for a toy.”
Despite his illustrious career, Reeves has never had a voice role in an big-studio animated feature film. Until now.
“Toy Story 4” is scheduled for release on 21st July 2019.
Source: Hollywood Reporter.