Pixar Veteran is Co-Directing 'Finding Dory' with Andrew Stanton
Sadly, due to the delay of The Good Dinosaur, we won't be seeing Pixar Animation's sequel Finding Dory until the summer of 2016. The original film's director Andrew Stanton will get some help this time though. Pixar Planet (via SlashFilm) noticed a Twitter update from Stanton which named Angus MacLane as his co-director whilst posting an amusing LEGO creation commemorating Iron Man. MacLane isn't new Pixar blood as he was at the helm of the Halloween animated short "Toy Story of Terror." Stanton doesn't specifically mention Finding Dory, but it's the only film he's working on at this time, so it just makes sense.
MacLane hasn't just directed the aforementioned Pixar shorts though as he's been involved in some capacity on all of their films since A Bug's Life, right up through Toy Story 3. And yes, that includes Stanton's turns as director on Finding Nemo and WALL-E. Other shorts that MacLane have directed include "BURN-E" and "Small Fry." But this will be the first time MacLane works as a co-director on one of Pixar's feature films. Of course, we'll be waiting awhile to see how their work pans out since the sequel doesn't arrive until June 17th, 2016. But at least Inside Out arrives next year on June 19th.