A Few More Details on Pete Docter's 'Inside the Mind' Pixar Project
Don't get too excited yet! I hate to jump ahead to hype a 2014 release, since that seems so insanely far away right now, but that's where Pixar's focus is at the moment. The next movie from Pete Docter (director of Monsters Inc, Up) was announced/unveiled at D23 this year, known simply as The Untitled Pixar Movie That Takes You Inside the Mind, or Inside the Brain. We don't know much about it at all beyond that, but thanks to a new quote from a Charlie Rose interview (here) with John Lasseter, via The Pixar Times, we now actually have at least a better idea of the characters, and it sounds very intriguing, to say the least.
"Pete Docter, from Monsters, Inc. and Up, is doing a new film that takes place inside of a girl's mind and it is about her emotions as characters, and that is unlike anything you've ever seen."
So they're turning "emotions" into Pixar characters? This is definitely not anything we've seen before and I'm anxious to see exactly what that is, however long that takes. Originally, at D23, Docter said the setting would be "inside the mind" and we'll find out what goes on when people make decisions and how the mind works. I'm fascinated already and we don't even know what any of these emotions look like yet! It may be too early to be getting this excited, as plenty more will get revealed over the course of these next two years, but going from a vague "inside the mind" reference to learning that it's about emotions definitely piques my curiosity. This new Pixar original, untitled project is still scheduled for May 2014, we'll keep you updated.