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Pixar at Comic-Con ’09!

San Diego Comic-Con International has grown to become the world’s biggest pop culture event and Pixar has been a regular these past few years.

The celebrated animation studio brought with them behind the scenes looks at films such as Ratatouille, WALL•E and of course Up. Many times, the convention has been a platform for hype of Pixar’s latest, but usually the big summer blockbuster franchises are in the spotlight. This year, Pixar will get to join in the ranks with the unveilments of Toy Story/Toy Story 2 in 3D and Toy Story 3.

According to today’s press release, Walt Disney Pictures animation panel is being headlined by some of animation’s greatest, John Lasseter and Hayao Miyazaki on July 24th! Alongside will be TS3 director Lee Unkrich with Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Kirk Wise, Ron Clements and John Musker promoting such films as WDAS’s The Princess and the Frog, Prep and Landing (TV special), Miyazaki’s Ponyo, Pixar’s releases for Fall 2009-Summer 2010 and more! Each presenter will have "insights, trailers and select film sequences" on hand.

Remy himself, Patton Oswalt, will be holding a Q&A session with the directors after the panel. Also representing Walt Disney Pictures are directors and producers from highly anticipated upcoming live-action films such as Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland and Tron 2, although it’s on the 23rd!

Comic-Con will be held at the San Diego Convention Center  from July 23-26. Learn more about the event, including scheduled times, at the official site. Tickets are currently sold out. If you are planning to attend, drop us a line and send us those pictures!

(Disney’s Comic-Con press release)

0 Responses to Pixar at Comic-Con ’09!

  1. Bacon says:

    Wow, I thought “Cool. Toy Story 3 stuff!” but they’ll hardly show a thing for that movie. There are 4 other parts of the panel… and Disney REALLY wants to push that Ponyo…

  2. Anonymous says:

    I just hope that Ponyo doesn’t steal Best Animated Picture from Up. The Academy seems to be Hayao Miyazaki fanboys. But anyway Comic Con, once again, looks really cool. I’ve always wanted to go… maybe one year…

  3. Bryko614 says:

    From what I’m hearing, Twilight fans are going to be crowding the theater because that panel is after this one… :/

  4. Anonymous says:

    Whats going to be the best pace for coverage once it happens?

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