In episode 052 of the Pixar Post Podcast, we discuss the news surrounding Cars 3, we dive into the Piper crew Q&A session, the latest Pixar animation news of the week, and continue our Ask Pixar Post segment – where we answer questions from you, our listeners.
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- Kicking off the show we start with some Pixar trivia — talking about John Ratzenberger, Richard Kind and the number of birds from For The Birds.
- Next, we dive into the wealth of Cars 3 news that hit within the last week.
- Cars 3 and NASCAR press event with images of Dinoco Cruz Ramirez and the additional vocal cast announcements.
- Cars 3 merchandise – we chat about the NASCAR store apparel/collectibles, the Poster Art of the World of Cars book and even some rumors of Funko Pop Vinyl Cars 3 characters coming soon.
- We touch on the Piper Q&A session with Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer and play clips from the session and offer our thoughts.
- The Pixar tour featuring Nick Pitera was fantastic and we chat about the video as well as the potential spotting of Toy Story Easter Eggs.
- Following up on last episode’s discussions surrounding Lou, we talk about the world premiere at the 2017 South-By-Southwest festival as well as Dave Mullins’ exciting “How to pitch a compelling short project” presentation at the event.
- We touch on Andrew Stanton’s direction on the upcoming season of Stranger Things as well as his wants to direct The Americans — we also segue into the Ask Pixar Post segment with Julie’s prior workings with Stranger Things Producer, Shawn Levy.
- Finally, we wrap up with our continued segment titled, “Ask Pixar Post” in which we answer questions from you so you can get to know us more. If you have a question about Pixar, want to know more about us, or just want to inquire about an upcoming movie, let us know. Email us your questions here or send us a message through any of our social media channels.
- In the second edition, we answer two questions from our listener, HayLee, about which Cars character we would we be (and why) — along with our thoughts on which Pixarian we’d like to shadow for a week – who would you choose to shadow?