Keanu Reeves is officially in Toy Story 4 – the actor has now confirmed it and nattered a bit about how his casting came about..
Chatting to Collider, the John Wick actor said, “I got a call which was really cool out the blue from the lovely people at Pixar and the creators of this number, this edition, or continuation of the story. They pitched the character to me and then we spoke and they allowed me to kind of riff on it.”
He also confirmed that he has done four recording sessions for the role but other than that refused to state any details about who his character is.
All will be revealed next year when Toy Story 4 is released on June 21st 2019.
After Julie Andrews’ unusual role in Aquaman, Keanu Reeves has bagged himself a role in upcoming Pixar sequel, Toy Story 4..
Chatting on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Tim Allen, who plays intergalactic toy Buzz Lightyear, revealed the news, saying, “They really will surprise you with the toys they came up with. Characters came back, new guys in it that are great. Keanu Reeves has got a great part.”
Allen wasn’t particularly forthcoming but he said Reeves’ character is one with a strong personality. He said, “Actually, a little inside story: even he 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.”
When we’ve got more information on Toy Story 4 and Reeves’ role we’ll be sure to pass it along.
Toy Story 4 is released on June 21st 2019.