Buttercup the unicorn is the latest new character to be revealed over at Disney/Pixar’s official Facebook!
With this particular mythical plush, looks can be deceiving. Although Buttercup would clearly be marketed to young girls, this particular character happens to be male. In fact, he’s voiced by Jeff Garlin who previously portrayed Captain B. McCrea in WALL•E!
Here’s the description from Buttercup’s "manufacturer":
"Saddle up for fun and let Buttercup lead your child away on a magical adventure! This cuddly unicorn features velvety-soft, snow-colored fur with sparkly gold and pink accents. He sports a signature mythical golden horn and a fun-to-comb mane and tail. Buttercup’s durable plastic eyes are both charming and scratch-resistant. Hypo-allergenic. Ages 3 and up."
Will Buttercup be the new Francis (from A Bug’s Life) or will that be Ken? I can’t wait to see in what direction Pixar takes this intriguing character, especially with Garlin’s unique comedic sensibilities added to the picture!
Speculation? Ideas? Let us know what you think about Buttercup in the comments section.