‘Inside Out’ Pixar sequel revealed at D23, ‘Frozen’ team makes ‘Wish’

Pixar is making "Inside Out 2"

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Pixar is making a sequel to beloved animated film “Inside Out,” the studio announced Friday at D23, the Disney fan expo.

Amy Poehler, who voiced the emotion Joy in the original 2015 film, revealed the news after appearing onstage with Pete Docter, who directed the first movie and is now head of Pixar

“Ladies and gentlemen, we are making ‘Inside Out 2!’ ” Poehler announced gleefully.

The film is early in production, Docter said, and will come to theaters in summer 2024. The sequel will be directed by Kelsey Mann. Meg LeFauve, who co-wrote the original, will write the script.

Amy Poehler turned up at D23 to announce she's back as the emotion Joy in "Inside Out 2."

Poehler confirmed that the new film would continue with the main character Riley, the young girl who has the emotions acting out in her mind after moving to San Francisco from the Midwest.

“Only this time, she’s a teenager,” said Poehler, adding that there will be new emotion characters.

Besides Joy, other emotions in the original film included Fear (Bill Hader), Disgust (Mindy Kaling), Sadness (Phyllis Smith) and Anger (Lewis Black).

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