What with the fourth chapter of Pixar’s tentpole franchise
One year from today, Pixar Animation Studios will take you on a journey from the streets of New York City to the cosmic realms to discover the answers to life’s most important questions. Disney & Pixar’s “Soul” arrives in theaters on June 19, 2020. pic.twitter.com/D3VP8Tw4RM
— Pixar (@Pixar) June 19, 2019
In a supplemental press release, Pixar adds, “Ever wonder where your passion, your dreams and your interests come from? What is it that makes you… YOU?” suggesting that the “soul” at the center of the story might quite literally be just that. Given that the film comes from director Pete Docter, who helmed the existentially inclined
While much of its summary is paralyzingly vague, one aspect strikes a chord: New York City. While Pixar’s bread and butter is the realm of total fantasy, the studio has, to date, explored real world locations including Paris, Mexico, northern South America, and Australia (well, the oceans surrounding Australia, at least).
Pixar’s take on the verve of New York City could well be an enchanting ordeal, especially if, as we’re deducing from the title alone, the film will dive into the soul music scene that thrived in the Big Apple beginning in the ’50s and ’60s. In short, we have lots left to learn about Pixar’s